Barbara Black writes fiction, flash fiction and poetry. Her debut short story collection Music from a Strange Planet: Stories, (Caitlin Press) was longlisted for The Miramichi Reader’s “Very Best Book Awards 2021.” Her writing has appeared in Canadian and international publications including the 2020 Bath Flash Fiction Award anthology, The Cincinnati Review, The New Quarterly, The Hong Kong Review, CV2, Geist and Prairie Fire. She was a fiction finalist in the 2020 National Magazine Awards, nominated for the 2019 Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize and won the 2017 Writers’ Union of Canada Short Prose Competition. Other achievements include Honourable Mention in the 2020 Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition; and Longlisted for the 2021 and 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. Black lives in Victoria, BC.

Books By Barbara Black