Author attends the Vimy Foundation dinner

I attended a dinner to support the Vimy Foundation, whose mission is to preserve and promote Canada’s First World War legacy as symbolized with the victory at Vimy Ridge in April 1917. Here is a picture with some outstanding young Canadians who will be shaping the future of our country. It was a privilege to […]

POSTED ON Apr 24 2013

Interview at Barry Shainbaum’s Show

It was a real pleasure to be on Barry Shainbaum’s show on April 21st. If you would like to listen to the interview, the link is provided below:

POSTED ON Apr 22 2013

My Mother’s Secret just made the best seller list in the Globe and Mail

I just received a phone call telling me that My Mother’s Secret is on the best seller list in the Globe and Mail.  You could hear me scream from across town I think.  I am so thrilled.  Thank you for supporting the book and then telling a few friends about it too…that is the only […]

POSTED ON Apr 20 2013

Joseph Planta Interview

J.L. Witterick talks to Joseph Planta about her first novel, My Mother’s Secret (iUniverse, 2013), that tells the true story of Franciszka and Helena, a mother and daughter who shelter Jewish families and a German soldier during World War II. Here is the link if you would like to hear this interview

POSTED ON Apr 15 2013

Interview with Sheldon Kirshner

I never thought I would be in the Canadian Jewish News and then to be covered by someone I admire like Sheldon Kirshner.  I just love how life can bring these wonderful surprises.

POSTED ON Apr 14 2013

My Mother’s Secret Author Visits Havergal

Special guest speaker Ms. Jenny Witterick visited the Upper School on Wednesday, March 27, to discuss her career path in the field of finance and her new journey as an author. As a child, Ms. Witterick and her family immigrated to Canada from Taiwan. Despite financial problems, she used motivation and perseverance to get herself […]

POSTED ON Apr 07 2013

Thanks to all readers

Hi there, I can’t tell you how excited I am to see the book in print. It feels like a dream come true. It feels amazing to have people interested to read what I have written. Thanks for all your support. J. L. Witterick

POSTED ON Mar 26 2013
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