In late 2014, in a commanding, condemning voice that brooked no argument, a devastating edict was handed down from up on high CanLit Mountain: “It seems to me that laughter is too easy a way to face the 'wilderness of this world'; you can too easily laugh yourself past the difficulties. Laughter is...
Barbara Lambert was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, studied at the University of British Columbia, married and raised three children while writing fiction and establishing a business in textile design. Her stories (including the winner of the 1996 Malahat Review Novella Prize) have been published in a variety of literary magazines, and in the Journey Prize Anthology. She now divides her time between the Okanagan and Vancouver, and writes full time.
Barbara's new novel, The Whirling Girl, will be published by Cormorant books in the spring of 2012.