Margaret Sweatman is the author of the novels Fox (Turnstone Press), Sam and Angie (Turnstone Press), When Alice Lay Down with Peter (Random House), which has won many awards for fiction including the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, and, most recently, The Players (Goose Lane Editions). She has also written one chapbook, Private Property and the CD Broken Songs (Stacatto). She lives in Winnipeg, where she teaches literature and creative writing.Website URL:
Margaret Sweatman’s clean and elegant prose portrays the politics of a relationship in decline, and the cold and ugly passion that exists just under the surface of Sam and Angie’s upper-class set.
Winner of the McNally Robinson Award for Manitoba Book of the Year
Fox moves on quick and elegant feet through the terror and exhilaration of Winnipeg's 1919 General Strike, the most turbulent period of the city's history.
Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Culture Heritage, Tourism and Sport.