Bruce Gravel’s light-hearted stories have delighted
readers of newspapers like the Peterborough Examiner and the Globe & Mail,
and magazines like Maclean’s and Association, among others.
His first book, Humour on Wry, with Mustard, a collection of 88
funny tales, was published in 2008. His second book and first novel,
Inn-Sanity: Diary of an Innkeeper Virgin, was published in 2009.
His third book, Humour on Wry, with Mayo featuring Travels with
Fred, the World’s Worst Tourist, collecting 51 chuckle-prone
yarns, appeared in 2010. In 2012, Humour on Wry with Ketchup was
published, featuring 32 funny stories.
In 2015, Bruce
shifted gears, releasing The Hero Stone, a fantasy adventure
novel for mature readers starring a teen living with
an intellectual disability. 2015 also saw the publication of Every
Season has a Story...Summer, an anthology of eight interweaving
short stories by eight Peterborough authors, of which Bruce was
one. His contribution was a tale of adventure and secrets.
community volunteer work includes Chairing the charitable Peterborough
Foundation, and serving in the Peterborough Rotary Club.
is available for public speaking engagements.
He has addressed many diverse audiences: Rotary clubs, associations,
clubs, college and university students. Popular topics include: "Why
Innkeepers go Grey" and "Meetings Etiquette: What NOT to
pricing is available for bulk orders, or to use his books as
a club fundraiser.
Email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Hero Stone, What if you could become
your favourite superhero?
ISBN: 978-1-5075-7996-1 - $19.95
Every Season has a Story...Summer, ISBN: 978-1-5030-8649-4
Humour on Wry, with Mustard: ISBN 978-1-438-20056-9 - $19.95
Inn-Sanity: Diary of an Innkeeper Virgin: ISBN 978-1-4486-0057-1
Humour on Wry, with Mayo featuring Travels with Fred the World's
Worst Tourist ISBN 978-1-4538-4936-1 19.95
on Wry, with Ketchup: ISBN: 978-1-4751-2254-1 $19.95