Press Release - Feb. 9, 2023

Holocene author Clayton Rumley to Host Debut Book Reading, Signing, and Meet-and-Greet Event


Local Author to Host Debut Book Reading, Signing, and Meet-and-Greet Event

Feb. 9, 2023 — WINNIPEG — Local author, Clayton Rumley, is excited to announce a book reading, signing, and meet-and-greet event to celebrate the release of his debut novel, Holocene. The event will take place on Sunday, March 12th from 2pm - 4pm at Cork & Flame Restaurant, 3106 Portage Ave, in Winnipeg.

Holocene is the first in a planned trilogy and a made-in-Manitoba sci-fi adventure, with an action-packed story that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Rumley’s unique writing style and captivating storytelling will make this book a must-read for fans of the genre.

Initial reviews of the book have been overwhelmingly positive, calling it “...[e]xciting from start to finish…” and “...captivating…”, with Rumley’s writing style compared to renowned Japanese author Haruki Murakami.

The event will be sponsored by Cork & Flame, a local restaurant that is dedicated to supporting local artists and authors. They are graciously providing use of their facilities along with other considerations and are thrilled to support such a talented author. Refreshments will be provided for attendees.

For those attending the event, parking is available in the lot adjacent to the restaurant, with additional street parking available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This event is free and open to the public. Clayton will be available to sign copies of the book, which will be available for purchase on site. All attendees are encouraged to bring a friend and join in the celebration of this exciting new release. If possible, please RSVP via the link below so that adequate refreshments can be ordered.

Full event details and RSVP can be found by visiting

For more information about Holocene, please visit

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About the Author: Clayton Rumley is a Winnipeg-based author who has always had a passion for storytelling. An introverted software developer by day, he is also a composer, photographer, indie video game developer, YouTuber, and the creator behind the popular website Drawn. He lives in his hometown with his wife and children and almost never sleeps. This is his first published book and he is eager to share it with the world.