Jacqueline Baker

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Jacqueline Baker
Born Saskatchewan
Occupation novelist
Nationality Canadian
Period 2000s-present
Notable works A Hard Witching, The Horseman's Graves, The Broken Hours

Jacqueline Baker is a Canadian writer. Originally from the Sand Hills region of southwestern Saskatchewan,[1] she studied creative writing at the University of Victoria and the University of Alberta.[1]

Her debut short story collection, A Hard Witching, was published in 2003.[2] It was shortlisted for that year's Writers' Trust Fiction Prize,[3] and won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award[4] and the Alberta Book Award for short fiction.[5]

Her first novel, The Horseman's Graves, was published in 2007.[6] Her most recent novel is The Broken Hours, a ghost story about the final days of H. P. Lovecraft's life, in 2014.[7]

She teaches creative writing at MacEwan University in Edmonton, Alberta.[7]

External links[edit]

  • Baker at MacEwan University


  1. ^ a b "Reaching out for connections". Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, March 22, 2003.
  2. ^ "A crash course in storytelling: If you have to ask, you'll never know". Ottawa Citizen, February 9, 2003.
  3. ^ "Literary awards announce finalists". The Globe and Mail, February 4, 2004.
  4. ^ "Best first; Gulf scribe; killer babes". Vancouver Sun, June 5, 2004.
  5. ^ "Calgary author collects second book prize". Calgary Herald, April 18, 2004.
  6. ^ "Bewitched". Quill & Quire, Fall 2007.
  7. ^ a b "Haunting a master of horror; Novelist built her tale around the final days of H.P. Lovecraft". Edmonton Journal, September 19, 2014.