Caroline Adderson

Caroline Adderson is the author of four novels (A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice, The Sky Is Falling, Ellen in Pieces), two collections of short stories (Bad Imaginings, Pleased To Meet You) as well as books for young readers. She is also the editor of and co-contributor to Vancouver Vanishes. Her work has received numerous prize nominations including the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award, International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, two Commonwealth Writers' Prizes, the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the Governor General's Literary Award and the Rogers' Trust Fiction Prize. Winner of two Ethel Wilson Fiction Prizes and three CBC Literary Awards, Caroline was the recipient of the 2006 Marian Engel Award for mid-career achievement.

News and Events

Authors for Indies: 30 April

I’m thrilled to be taking part in Authors for Indies at Munro’s Books in Victoria. Munro’s Books was recently named the third best bookstore in the WORLD by National Geographic.  Hope to see you there!

 

AFI Evite 2016

Vancouver Vanishes Talks

Please join me, Michael Kluckner and Eve Lazarus for this multi-media talk and lively question period.

Vancouver Vanished Poster

 

Cover Girl!

A big thanks to BC Bookworld for its coverage of Vancouver Vanishes!

BC Bookworld

Vancouver Vanishes Nominated for a BC Book Prize

UnknownVancouver Vanishes: Narratives of Demolition and Revival has been nominated for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award.   A big congratulations to my co-contributors: John Atkin, Kerry Gold, Evelyn Lau, Eve Lazarus, John Mackie, Elise and Stephen Partridge, Bren Simmers, Michael Kluckner and Tracey Ayton.  Thanks to Anvil Press.  See the list of all the nominees here.

Vancouver Vanishes Talk with Michael Kluckner and Eve Lazarus

Please join us for this illustrated talk on our Vancouver’s vanishing original housing stock, followed by a question period.  Books will be available.

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Victoria Heritage Talk, 15 February

9.25x10.25_VanVanish_coverOct8Thank you to the Hallmark Heritage Society for inviting me to speak about Vancouver Vanishes, the Facebook Page and the book.  Details here and below.

February 15, 2016 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Craigflower Schoolhouse
2755 Admirals Rd
Victoria, BC

Meet the Author (Me)!

Christianne's Lyceum logoI’m looking forward to an evening with wine and refreshments discussing Ellen in Pieces at Christianne’s Lyceum of Art and Literature:  Thursday, 28 January at 7 pm.  For details and to register click here.

Editing Fiction Workshop: 23 January

BookEditingFor Metro Vancouver editors and writers, I’m teaching a day-long class on Editing Fiction for Editors British Columbia.  Details are here.  Hope to see you there!

Canada Reads 2016 Longlist!

starting-overWhat a a pleasant surprise to have an old book get a new life!  Sitting Practice is has been long-listed for Canada Reads 2016!  Read the full list of nominees here.

#1 BC Bestseller

BC bestseller listVancouver Vanishes starts at the top of the BC bestseller list!