About The Author

Karin Melberg Schwier

KARIN MELBERG SCHWIER writes for and is the editor of Saskatoon HOME magazine; she is also a writer for Prairies North. She has written and co-authored six non-fiction and two illustrated children’s books exploring the lives of people with disabilities. In 2013, Karin received a YWCA Women of Distinction Award (Arts, Culture and Heritage). Small Reckonings, her debut novel, was originally published by Burton House Books in 2020 and sold out of two printings. It was released in a revised edition in 2021 before coming to the Shadowpaw Press fold. It won the John V. Hicks Award (2019), a Saskatchewan Book Award (2021), and the Glengarry Book Award Jury Short List Recognition of Literary Excellence. Karin was thrilled to receive the John V. Hicks Award for Fiction in 2022, this time for the sequel, Inheriting Violet. Karin lives in Saskatoon.

Books by Karin Melberg Schwier