On Writing, with Johanna Skibsrud | Open Book: Toronto

On Writing, with Johanna Skibsrud | Open Book: Toronto

Johanna talks with Open Book about the value of short fiction, the attraction of song and the important influences found (very) close to home. via On Writing, with Johanna Skibsrud...

Johanna Skibsrud Answers Twelve Questions - 12questions.us

Johanna Skibsrud Answers Twelve Questions – 12questions.us

Johanna Skibsrud is the author of the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize winning novel, The Sentimentalists.  Her novel was originally produced by a small press in an edition of a few h...

Review of This Will Be Difficult To Explain And Other Stories - The Toronto Star

Review of This Will Be Difficult To Explain And Other Stories – The Toronto Star

For too long, Munro and Gallant have given us good reason not to bother with short stories written by other people. Johanna Skibsrud is worth bothering about… via Tall tales ...

Books


  • This Will Be Difficult To Explain
    This Will Be Difficult To Explain

    With this collection of wise, querying stories, Giller Prize winner Johanna Skibsrud introduces us to an astonishing array of characters, showing us through their eyes what even th...

  • I Do No Think That I Could Love A Human Being
    I Do No Think That I Could Love A Human Being

    Poets have always wrestled with the mutability of things (particularly of life and love) and with the problem of conveying the true shape of human emotion and experience through th...

  • The Sentimentalists
    The Sentimentalists

    Johanna Skibsrud’s Giller Prize-winning debut novel connects the flooding of an Ontario town, the Vietnam War, a trailer in North Dakota and an unfinished boat in Maine. Parsing ...

  • Late Nights With Wild Cowboys
    Late Nights With Wild Cowboys

    Johanna Skibsrud’s debut poetry collection makes inquiries into that peculiar phenomenon of being alive in the world, opening wide moments of uncertainty in the search for a sens...