Nosy White Woman

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Pub Date: 08/20/2019

Pages: 224

Trim: 5 x 8

Publisher: Biblioasis

Imprint: Biblioasis

ISBN 13: 9781771962896

ISBN 10: 1771962895

Price: $14.95 / $19.99 CAN

Category: FICTION / Short Stories (single author)

Nosy White Woman

By Martha Wilson

Price: $14.95



About the Book

A daughter tries to explain to her mother why calling the police isn't always a good idea. A caretaking group of sisters must rely on each other, but one has a fierce drinking problem. A mother confronts the frightening environmental damage of the world in which her child must grow old. In these sixteen stories, Martha Wilson provides a powerful look at the intersection of politics and daily life in our contemporary world, showing us the banal and gritty connections that lie there.

About the Book

A debut collection from a powerful new literary voice chronicling the intersection of politics and daily lives.


Martha Wilson’s fiction has appeared in Best Canadian Stories 2017 and in the New Quarterly. She was runner-up for the 2017 Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Prize and a finalist for the New South 2018 fiction prize. Her writing has also been in Real Simple, the New York Times, the Japan Times, Kansai Time Out, and the International Herald-Tribune. She is American but for more than twenty years has made her home in Canada, where she lives with her husband and two daughters.