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Bibliography of Works by David Adams Richards


One Step Inside. [Privately printed], 1972. [poetry and short stories]

Small Heroics. New Brunswick Chapbooks no. 17. Fredericton: New Brunswick Chapbooks, 1972.


"The Fire." Stories from Atlantic Canada. Ed. Kent Thompson. Toronto: Macmillan, 1973. 134-55.

The Coming of Winter. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1974.

Blood Ties. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1976.

Dancers at Night: Stories. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1978.

Lives of Short Duration. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1981.

Road to the Stilt House. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1985.

Nights Below Station Street. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1988.

Evening Snow Will Bring Such Peace. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1990.

For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1993.

Hope in the Desperate Hour. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1996.

The Bay of Love and Sorrows. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1998.

Mercy Among the Children. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2000.

River of the Brokenhearted. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2003.

The Friends of Meager Fortune. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2006.

The Lost Highway: a novel. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 2007.


A Lad from Brantford and Other Essays. Fredericton: Broken Jaw Press, 1994.

Hockey Dreams: Memories of a Man Who Couldn't Play. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1997.

Lines on the Water: A Fisherman’s Life on the Miramichi. Toronto: Doubleday Canada, 1998.

Lord Beaverbrook. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2008.

Playing the Inside Out. Fredericton: Goose Lane Editions, 2008.


Tuesday, Wednesday. Dir. Jon Pedersen. Capitol Films, 1987. (with Jon Pedersen)

Small Gifts. Dir. Eric Till. CBC, 1994.

For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down. Dir. Norma Bailey. Credo Entertainment, 1996.

Nights Below Station Street. Dir. Norma Bailey. CBC-Credo Entertainment, 1997.

The Bay of Love and Sorrows. Dir. Tim Southam. Odeon Films, 2002.

Children’s Literature

The Christmas Tree: two tales for the holidays. Toronto: Viking, 2006


"My Miramichi Trilogy: A Practising Novelist’s View of the Novel in New Brunswick". Literature of Region and Nation: Proceedings of the 6th International Literature of Region and Nation Conference, 2-7 August 1996. Ed. Winnifred M. Bogaards. Saint John, N.B.: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, with University of New Brunswick in Saint John, 1996. 73-84.

"Oh, Tannenbaum: The Tale of a Tree: Not Long Ago, Christmas in New Brunswick Meant Heading into the Woods with an Axe to Get the Family Tree." Globe and Mail 23 Dec. 2001: 1.

"Land." When the Wild Comes Leaping Up: Personal Encounters with Nature. Ed. David Suzuki. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2002. 31-44.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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