Barbara Nickel

BIBLIOGRAPHY

NOVELS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

1996  The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart  Canadian Scholars Press
2005  Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach  Penguin Canada

POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

1999  From the Top of a Grain Elevator   Dundurn Press

PICTURE BOOKS

2015 A Boy Asked the Wind  Red Deer Press

POETRY FOR ADULTS

1997  The Gladys Elegies  Coteau Books
2007  Domain  House of Anansi Press

RE-RELEASED

2006  Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach, mass market edition  Penguin Canada
2014  The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart, Sumach Classic edition  Canadian Scholars Press

2019 The Mozart Girl (reissue of The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart) Second Story Press

News

A reading by Barbara of the corona sequence will be broadcast as part of Gallery 7 Theatre’s virtual Abby Theatre Fest this coming October.


Barbara’s third poetry collection, Essential Tremor, is forthcoming with Caitlin Press in Spring, 2021. It will include the corona sequence published on this website during the pandemic.


Barbara’s poem “The Milk River” is published in the Spring 2020 issue of The Fiddlehead.


Barbara’s poem “Essential Tremor” appeared in the March 2020 issue of The Walrus. Read the magazine’s online publication of this poem here.


The Mozart Girl has been selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre for the Fall 2019 Edition of Best Books for Kids and Teens.


Barbara’s A Boy Asked the Wind is one of 19 titles for children chosen by Reading Canada in anticipation of Canada’s upcoming Guest of Honour position at the 2020 Frankfurt Book Fair.


A Boy Asked the Wind


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


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