Gail Anderson-Dargatz’s novels have been published worldwide in English and in many other languages. A Recipe for Bees and The Cure for Death by Lighting were international bestsellers, and were both short-listed for the prestigious Giller Prize in Canada. The Cure for Death by Lightning won the UK’s Betty Trask Prize among other awards. Both Turtle Valley and A Rhinestone Button were national bestsellers in Canada and her first book, The Miss Hereford Stories, was short-listed for the Leacock Award for humour.
Gail teaches advanced novel and advanced fiction in the optional-residency creative writing MFA program at the University of British Columbia. For more information on this program, visit the UBC Creative Writing Program information page.
Gail offers retreats for professional writers and runs workshop retreats for apprentice and journeyman writers at Providence Bay on Manitoulin Island, Ontario during the summer. For more, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
When time allows, Gail also provides private mentorships and manuscript evaluations to both published and unpublished writers. For details and fees, email email@example.com.
Many of Canada's best known writers guest blog on Gail's site: www.gailanderson-dargatz.ca.