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Jacqueline Baker is the author of The Broken Hours and A Hard Witching and Other Stories, which won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the City of Edmonton Book Prize, and the Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Fiction. It was also a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Her debut novel, The Horseman’s Graves, was a national bestseller. Raised in southwestern Saskatchewan, Jacqueline Baker studied creative writing at the University of Victoria and the University of Alberta. She has taught creative writing at the Banff Centre for the Arts, and currently teaches at the McEwan University in Edmonton, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.


Watch a video of Jacqueline talking about writing from Book Television

Jacqueline’s Books:

The Broken Hours

HarperCollins Canada, Fall 2014

Talos Press/Skyhorse, US, Spring 2016

Longlisted for Sunburst Award

The Horseman’s Graves

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HarperCollins, Canada, April 2007

National Bestseller

Finalist for the 2008 Evergreen Award

A Hard Witching

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Harper Collins, Canada, February 2003

Winner of the Danuta Gleed Literary Award

Winner of the City of Edmonton Book Prize

Winner of the Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Fiction

Shortlisted for the Roger’s Writers’ Trust Award for Fiction