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Frances Greenslade -- Book Launch

Thursday Sep 01 2011 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium

Launch of Shelter (Random House of Canada).

A spellbinding and wise coming-of-age story from New Face of Fiction Frances Greenslade, Shelter draws readers into the precarious world of two young sisters in search of their mother, and brings to life a breathtaking BC landscape.

Frances Greenslade was born in St. Catharines, ON, and has since lived in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and BC. She has a BA in English from the University of Winnipeg and an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC. Her first book, a travel memoir called A Pilgrim in Ireland: A Quest for Home, won the Saskatchewan Book Award for Non-Fiction. Her second memoir, By the Secret Ladder: A Motherís Initiation, was published in 2007. Frances teaches English at Okanagan College in Penticton, BC.


By the Secret Ladder

- Trade paperback

by Frances Greenslade - $25.00 - Add to Cart

Frances Greenslade turns her keen eye to the familiar subject of motherhood, and renders it new. In an era when women know exactly "what to expect," as well as how they'll give birth, fee...