A new year brings change to our lives. This year, I have joined Twitter and have opened my box of ARC Advanced Reading Copies. YES! - Kalyna has arrived. My new Twitter handle is pam_k_clark and please join me for updates on the Edmonton Launch and readings coming up in Calgary. Stonehouse will be launching their publishing company as well as five authors on Saturday, March 12th in Edmonton.
KALYNA PAM CLARK
Release Date: May 2016 Price: $19.95 CAD
Swept up in a whirlwind courtship, Katja and Wasyl begin life anew in a Ukrainian settlement of Western Canada. The dusty Canadian prairies promise hope and independence, but when war breaks out between the old world and the new, their newfound stability is shattered. Rumours of the internment of Ukrainian-Canadians haunt the new settlers. Would the country they love betray them like this? An incident throws the couple and their young children into turmoil, and Katja faces the prospect of enduring a Canadian winter without Wasyl by her side. The close community of Edna-Star bands together during this trying time, but the help of the suave Dr. Smith holds it’s own danger. Is the family strong enough to weather the storm that they are up against?
Pam Clark grew up in Edmonton, Alberta close to Edna-Star, and lived with the story of Wasyl, Katja, and Kalyna inside of her for many years. Kalyna is her first novel and is a tribute to her Ukrainian-Canadian heritage and prairie home. She now lives in Calgary with her family.
I love history, art and literature and bring all three to my writing and teaching. I believe in the power of story and encourage you to share your own story.