Barbara will be featured in conversation with Ian Hampton about Jan in 35 Pieces at the Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts on Friday, August 16 at 2:30 p.m.
The Mozart Girl is coming this spring 2019! This is a reissue by Second Story Press of Barbara’s children’s novel The Secret Wish of Nannerl Mozart. A new title and cover but the same story of the famous composer’s talented older sister for a new generation of young readers.
Jan in 35 Pieces, a memoir in music by the cellist Ian Hampton and edited by Barbara, has been shortlisted for the $25,000 RBC Taylor Prize Canada’s most prestigious literary non-fiction award! The winner will be announced on March 4.
A Boy Asked the Wind
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.
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:
A Boy Asked the Wind was reviewed in Quill & Quire:
Video by Shaw TV of Barbara presenting and talking about A Boy Asked the Wind: