Barbara Nickel


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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.)

Barbara’s children’s novel Dear Peter, Dear Ulla will be published by Thistledown Press this coming fall, 2021.

Barbara’s third poetry collection, Essential Tremor, will be released by   Caitlin Press on April 6, 2021. Please save the date for the online launch on April 24 at 4 p.m. PDT! More details to follow.

Barbara’s poem “Essential Tremor” has been selected for the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2021 to be published by Biblioasis in October.

In Honour of International Women’s Day, The Mozart Girl has been selected by the Canadian Children’s Book Centre for the March 2021 Reading List, Real Women, Real Stories. 

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