Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky


April 2014… I am delighted to say I will be appearing at Cuirt Festival in Galway and the Cork World Writers Festival.


Malarky has won the 2013 Debut-Litzer Prize for Fiction. This is an American book prize, sponsored by Late Night Library, a non-profit arts organization.

October 2013

Rereading the Riot Act & On the artists paste up book I published earlier this year was named as one of the Top 6 Canadian Art books for Fall in Info Blouin Magazine.

This month I am off to the St Albert Literary Festival and Wordfest Festival in Banff, Alberta.

I’m also doing several readings in YVR.

August 2013

I will be launching Malarky in Dublin, Ireland (Aug 3-13)  and London England (Aug 14, 15) and am available for interviews or reading the weather forecast live on TV or radio (roll up, roll up make a short woman’s dream come true) in both cities. Please contact me at and I can put you in touch with my British and Irish publicists.

July 2013

I will be appearing at the Denman Island Writers and Readers Festival in a solo reading and a panel event alongside Terry Fallis, Fred Wah and Steven Price.

I will be appearing at Indian Summer Festival with Jeet Thayil, Anosh Irani and Michael Turner.

April 24, 2013

Malarky wins the First Novel Award

March, 2013

Malarky has been nominated for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Malarky has been nominated for the First Novel Award

I will be appearing at Words on the Water – Campbell River Writers Festival.

International News

Oneworld will publish Malarky on August 1, 2013 in the UK, Ireland, South Africa, Australia and India (and other Commonwealth countries)