Dave’s work has received, and continues to receive, local and national attention. He has appeared on television and radio including APTN, CTV, and CBC, and you can read about him in Winnipeg Free Press, Galleries West, The Eastern Door, among other publications. Please spend some time browsing through this selected media section.
The Uniter had a great article in their paper about The Evolution of Alice and its winning On The Same Page 2016. The Uniter is the University of Winnipeg’s paper, which is nice because it’s my alma mater. On The Same Page is Manitoba’s biggest book club, and it tries to get all Manitobans reading, and talking, about the same book. Anyway, you can find the link to the article right The Uniter .
Is it a spoiler to give away a pivotal plot point even if it happens really early on — say on page 23 — and you really want to talk about it?
Yes, I guess it is. So I won’t reveal the “unthinkable loss” mentioned on the back of David A. Robertson’s beautiful new book, The Evolution of Alice.
Read the rest of the review right here.
So many Manitobans have, like a character in an early chapter, only sped by reserves on the highway. Inviting us into a rich community of characters, which stretches deeper than the headlines most of us associate with reserve life, Robertson is doing a service to everyone who calls Manitoba home.
And crafting an engaging story of one family’s recovery from loss — at a time when indigenous peoples are increasingly flexing political, economic and cultural muscle in this country — is a gift for everyone hoping for a better future for our divided country.
Read the rest of this amazing review in the Winnipeg Free Press right here.
I’m very excited to be doing a main stage reading at this year’s Thin Air (Winnipeg International Writers Festival). I’ll be reading from my new novel, The Evolution of Alice. You can find a link to the interview right here. Check it out!
by Kate Abrams
June 2014 Newsletter
Did a great interview with The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Check it out right here!
by Morley Walker
April 14, 2010
Read the interview
Interview by School Libraries in Canada
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by Brittany Leborgne
The Eastern Door, July 29, 2011
Read this article (PDF)