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Jen Storm recommends The Evolution of Alice by David Robertson

“David Robertson’s novel The Evolution of Alice is a novel written from multiple viewpoints after a tragic event takes place on a reserve for a single mother family. David’s writing is important to me because he is taking experiences many Indigenous people are living through today and giving them their voice in a time when we are […]

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Jen Storm recommends The Evolution of Alice by David Robertson

“David Robertson’s novel The Evolution of Alice is a novel written from multiple viewpoints after a tragic event takes place on a reserve for a single mother family. David’s writing is important to me because he is taking experiences many Indigenous people are living through today and giving them their voice in a time when we are […]

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Why David Alexander Robertson wrote a children’s book about residential schools

Great radio interview I did for The Next Chapter with the lovely and amazing Shelagh Rogers. Please check it out here.

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New book aims to teach children about painful history of residential schools

Author David A. Robertson says starting the conversation early is not only appropriate, but necessary A new children’s book aims to respond to one of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action — to begin education about the legacy of residential schools with children as early as kindergarten. Read the rest of the review right […]

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Will I See? – an afterword

So, in writing “Will I See?” I went on an incredible journey with some amazing people. This book was the most collaborative book I’ve ever done, and it involved, not surprisingly, the most moving pieces. I’m also really excited that the book isn’t the end of the journey; Will I See? will also be seen […]

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When We Were Alone Reviews

Really excited about the reviews that are starting to come in for When We Were Alone. Don’t usually put reviews in a blog post, but since I’ve been lazy about blogging, surprise surprise, this will allow me to fill the old blog void for a period of time. Check the reviews out after the jump!

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Summer Break…Not.

So, summer’s over now. There wasn’t much of a break, aside from a nice vacation at Clear Lake with my family, a place we’ve gone since my first daughter was a baby (and a place where I’ve gone since I was a baby, and my mom’s gone since she was a baby). No, much of […]

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Puppy Love

I just did a bit of a video blog about the off-shoot from when I wanted to be a writer, to when I knew I could be a writer (two different things). I know, I’m blogging like crazy now. Video. Writing. It might be overkill. But I wanted to talk about poetry for a moment, […]

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When it Feels Like Work…

I don’t do a lot of writing tips stuff. But, here we go. As much as we love to write, and in this instance by “we” I mean “I” (but this goes for any writer), sometimes writing feels like work. I think this is true of any passion that we have. It’s because if we’re […]

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High Plains Book Award Nomination

I was really excited to find out that I’d been nominated for a book award via phone call a little while ago. Betty: The Helen Betty Osborne Story (illustrated by Scott B. Henderson) has been nominated for Best Creative Non-Fiction Book all the way from Billings, Montana! Check out the list right here. More about this […]

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