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Bibliography of Works by Thomas Wharton


Icefields a novel. Edmonton: NeWest Press 1995.
Won the Grand Prize and the Banff National Park Award at the 1995 Banff Mountain Book Festival. Won the Henry Kreisel Award (Best First Book) at the Alberta Book Awards 1996 and the 1996 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book Canada and Caribbean Division.

Salamander: a novel. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart 2001.
Short-listed for the 2001 Governor-General’s Award for Fiction. Winner Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction Alberta Book Awards 2002. Shortlisted for the Grant MacEwan Author’s Award 2002. Finalist for the Roger’s Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize 2001.

Collected Short-Fiction

The Logogryph: a Bibliography of Imaginary Books. Kentville, N.S.: Gasperau Press, 2004.

Short Stories

"The First Story." Short story in When I Was a ChildStories for Grownups and Children. Oberon Press 2003. Henderson and Sonik, Eds..

"Otherwise Fine." Short story in The Boreal Factor Anthology (Summer 2003).

"The Paper-Thin Garden." Short fiction in Descant. (Spring 1999). Reprinted in The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror. Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling, Eds.. St Martin’s Press 2000.

"Le Masseur." Short story in Europe-Revue (September 1999).

"Dream Novels." Short fiction in Canadian Fiction Magazine 1996. Reprinted in Best Canadian Stories. Oberon (1996) and in Canadian Fiction Magazine Silver Anniversary Anthology (1997).


"Translating the Icefields." Essay in Lecture(s) du paysage canadien: Decoding and Telling the Canadian Landscape. Toulouse. Association Française d’Etudes Canadiennes 2002.

Introduction to The Words of My Roaring by Robert Kroetsch. new ed. University of Alberta Press (Spring 2000).

"The Country of Illusion." Essay in Fresh Tracks: Writing the Western Landscape. Ed. Pamela Banting. Polestar 1998.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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