Barbara Nickel

Awards

PICTURE BOOKS

A Boy Asked the Wind

NOVELS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach

The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart

POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

From the Top of a Grain Elevator

POETRY FOR ADULTS

Domain

The Gladys Elegies

News

 

Jan in 35 Pieces, a memoir in music by the cellist Ian Hampton and edited by Barbara, will be released this coming spring 2018 by The Porcupine’s Quill.


Barbara will give a presentation of A Boy Asked the Wind to the Grade Four students at West Point Grey Academy in Vancouver on December 11, 2017.


Barbara will present a nature poetry workshop to families of Eastern Fraser Valley NatureKids at the Great Blue Heron Reserve in Chilliwack on February 3, 2018.

http://www.chilliwackfieldnaturalists.com/NatureKids%202017_2018%20%20copy%202.pdf


A Boy Asked the Wind has been selected as a starred choice in Best Books for Kids and Teens 2016 published by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre:

http://bestbooks.bookcentre.ca/#/tag/35


 

A Boy Asked the Wind.

Trailer by Rascal Media


A Boy Asked the Wind was recently reviewed in Quill & Quire:

http://www.quillandquire.com/review/a-boy-asked-the-wind/


 

Barbara speaks about A Boy Asked the Wind on CBC’s North by Northwest.

http://www.cbc.ca/nxnw/podcast/2015/10/26/saturday-october-24/

 


 

Video by Shaw TV of Barbara presenting and talking about A Boy Asked the Wind.

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Author Visits

Interested in booking Barbara to visit your school or library? Choose from a wide range of presentations, from poetry workshops to readings of historical fiction.

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