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Wiersema Robert JRobert J. Wiersema grew up British Columbia, and studied Creative Writing and English literature at the University of Victoria. A noted journalist and reviewer, he writes regularly for the Vancouver Sun, the National PostQuill & Quire, and the Toronto Star. Wiersema is President of the BC Bookseller’s Association, and organizes one of the most successful author events series in the country. He works at the well-known Bolen Books in Victoria. His first novel, Before I Wake, was a national bestseller and has been translated into a number of languages.

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Robert’s Books:

Black Feathers

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HarperCollins Canada, Summer 2015

Walk Like a Man

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Greystone Books, September 2011

Nominated for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award

Bedtime Story

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Random House Canada, Fall 2010


Shortlisted for the 2012 Evergreen Award

Before I Wake

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Random House Canada, Canada, Fall 2006

St. Martin’s Press, U.S., Spring 2007

Pan Macmillan, UK, Spring 2007

Der Club, Germany, July 2008

Electra Publishers, Greece, July 2008

Otwarte, Poland

Kinneret, Israel

Sitjhoff (Netherlands)

National Bestseller

A Globe and Mail Best Book 2006

Finalist for the Sunburst Award 2007