Born in Ottawa, Rebecca Hendry's short stories have been longlisted for the 2005 Writers' Union of Canada short prose competition and nominated for the 2003 Journey Price. Her first novel is Grace River, the story of a small smelter town in the interior of British Columbia. When a young environmentalist arrives to examine toxin levels in the river, locals are forced to contemplate the community's tenuous future. Her second novel, One Good Thing (Brindle & Glass 2018) is set in 1970s Old Town Yellowknife about a young girl moving north from Vancouver when her flighty artist mother takes her to meet her father.

Hendry lives in BC on the Sunshine Coast.


One Good Thing (Brindle & Glass 2018) $22 978-1-927366-77-6

Grace River (Brindle & Glass $19.95) 978-1-897142-37-0

[BCBW 2018] "Fiction" "Local History"