Internationally acclaimed novelist Aritha van Herk takes geography and fiction and creates of them a geografictioneóa fiction mapped on the lines of geography, a geography following the course of fict
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"Profound insights into both landscape and literary theory."
-- Globe and Mail
Aritha van Herk was born in central Alberta, and studied at the University of Alberta. She first rose to international literary prominence with the publication of Judith, which received the Seal First Novel Award and which was published in North America, the United Kingdom and Europe. She is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, and a Professor who teaches Canadian Literature and Creative Writing in the Department of English at the University of Calgary.
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