Eliza Robertson

Eliza Robertson

Eliza Robertson was born in Vancouver and grew up on Vancouver Island. She studied creative writing and political science at the University of Victoria, then pursued her M.A. in prose fiction at the University of East Anglia, where she received a Man Booker Scholarship and the Curtis Brown Prize for best writer. She was a finalist for the 2013 CBC Short Story Prize, won the 2013 Commonwealth Regional Prize for “We Walked on Water,” and was shortlisted for the 2013 Journey Prize. She lives in Norwich, England.



Joseph Boyden and Madeline Thein select Eliza Robertson and Ghalib Islam for Writers Trust 5X5 program

Joseph Boyden talks to Eliza Robertson about Wallflowers, his favourite book of the year (The Walrus)

Q and A with Eliza Robertson: The writer with wanderlust (Ottawa Citizen)

Eliza Robertson's debut collection of short stories examines the disaffected in stunningly powerful stories.(Toronto Star)

The National Post review Eliza Robertson’s (Wallflowers)

Wallflowers: The perks of Eliza Robertson’s debut short fiction collection(Globe and Mail)

Eliza Robertson on her new book, the best advice she’s received and more (Globe and Mail)



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