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Author Spotlight: Barbara Gowdy

Barbara Gowdy is a three-time finalist for The Governor General’s Award and The Roger’s Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. She was nominated twice for The Scotiabank Giller Prize and The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, and she has been long-listed for The Booker Prize. Ben Marcus of Harper’s magazine has named her as one of the few “terrific” literary realists who have “pounded on the emotional possibilities of their mode, refusing to subscribe to worn-out techniques and story-telling methods.” Here are her books.

by Kiley Turner · Tagged Fiction, fantasy, awards