In the News – Deadmonton mysteries from local author inspired by advocacy of people with disabilities

Published by the Edmonton Journal – Mar 05, 2021

Murder, mysteries and advocacy make strange bedfellows.

Edmonton author Emma Pivato has made it her goal to combine her love of mystery novels with a lifelong passion of advocating for individuals with disabilities. Her protagonist, Claire Burke, calls Edmonton home and locations within the city play host to benign backdrops and dangerous locales.

But it wasn’t a fascination with murder or crime that inspired Pivato to kick off her publishing career. Instead, it was a desire to bring representation to a cause close to her heart, support for individuals with disabilities.

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