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

Join Barbara on November 6 at 2 pm at the Mennonite Heritage Museum in Abbotsford for the in-person launch of her new middle-grade novel, Dear Peter, Dear Ulla. Capacity is limited, so if you’d like to attend, make sure to register by phone (604-755-5667) or e-mail (info@mennonitemuseum.org) as soon as possible!


Click here for the YouTube recording of Barbara’s October 20 virtual launch of Dear Peter, Dear Ulla, hosted by McNally Robinson Booksellers (Saskatoon) and Thistledown Press (and in conversation with Pat Cooley and Ian Hampton).


Barbara’s poem “Essential Tremor” is included in the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2021, edited by Souvankham Thammavongsa, published by Biblioasis in October.


Barbara has been chosen as a featured poet on TransLink, BC Transit, and the Association of Book Publishers of BC’s Poetry in Transit 2021/22. 


Rob Taylor interviews Barbara about Essential Tremor, part of a nine-part series of interviews for National Poetry Month, in Read Local BC. Check out the interview here.


Barbara in conversation with hosts Kevin Spenst and RC Weslowski about Essential Tremor  on Wax Poetic, Vancouver’s Co-Op Radio (100.5 FM) show on poetry. (Broadcast begins about a minute in.)


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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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