David Alexander Robertson

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 still struggling for our space in Canadian literature. This novel is heartbreaking but also a story of healing, community and love, and we can always use more of that. David Robertson is a talented author in Winnipeg who is doing great and hard work in Indigenous literature. David also writes graphic novels, which is a medium he excels in, while writing on tough themes such as suicide, residential schools and the story of Helen Betty Osborne.” Link here.

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