Barbara Nickel


Please fill out the form below to send me a message.

If you want to order a signed copy of Domain or The Gladys Elegies please fill in the form below and I will send you an order form with details.


On October 20 at 7 pm (CMT) and 6 pm (PDT), join Barbara  in conversation with Pat Cooley for the virtual launch of her new middle-grade novel, Dear Peter, Dear Ulla, hosted by McNally Robinson Booksellers (Saskatoon) and Thistledown Press. Click here for details and to register for this online event, and stay tuned for a local (BC) in-person event in November.

Barbara’s poem “Essential Tremor” has been selected for the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2021, edited by Souvankham Thammavongsa, to be 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.)

View All News

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.

Learn More