Manitoba Book Awards


I am delighted to report that The Insistent Garden has been nominated for the Margaret Laurence Fiction award in Canada.

The 2013 Manitoba Book Awards take place on Sunday April 27, 2014 at the West End Cultural Centre. Winnipeg, Manitoba.  Doors open at 6:30 pm and the ceremonies begin at 7:00 pm. Admission is free.

Hovering shadows

Shadow of drawing instrument made by Nat Chard.
Shadow of drawing instrument by Nat Chard.


‘Shadows are silent. Shadows fall on the ground, yet this shadow – did I imagine it? – didn’t quite fall; it came up behind me and hovered in the air.’

The Insistent Garden.