Do you believe in angels” When Xaviere is tasked with transcribing taped interviews her deceased friend Daphne left to her in her will, she begins to piece together the story of the photographer Irene Guernsey, a moderately well known but elusive photographer Daphne was interviewing. Irene's mysterious images captivate Xaviere as they had Daphne. Irene had never given interviews or talked about her work publicly, but near the end of her life, she reveals the magic hidden in plain sight in her mysterious and ethereal photographs and her attempt to capture angel wings on film. And once the angels appear, the reader is taken on a journey that spans decades and changes the lives of multiple women along the way. Everything Affects Everyone,/em> is a novel about listening, about how women speak to one another, and about the power of the question.
About the author
Shawna Lemay was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta. Lemay earned a Bachelor of Arts in Honours English, and has just recently completed her Masters in Englishboth at the University of Alberta. Lemay lives in Edmonton with her husband, Rob Lemay who is a visual artist, and their daughter Chloe. She currently works for the Edmonton Public Library. Other works by Lemay include Still (selfpublished),Against Paradise (McClelland & Stewart), and All the GodSized Fruit (McGillQueens University Press)the winning title of the Gerald Lampert and Stephan G. Stephansson awards.