Aritha van Herk

Aritha van Herk is the author of five novels, five works of non-fiction, and hundreds of articles and reviews. Her recent works, In This Place and Prairie Gothic (with George Webber), develop the idea of geographical temperament as tonal accompaniment. Her latest book is a collection of poetry, Stampede and the Westness of West, published in 2016. She was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Distinguished Artist Award in 2013; and named as one of 25 Influential Alberta Artists in 2016.