In 1969 Richard Austin, a 22 year old artist, lived in Montréal. The city was in turmoil that year, experiencing often-violent strikes, civil unrest and terrorist bombings of the Stock Exchange and Canada Post mailboxes. During the year Sir George Williams University, situated in the city's...
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.