Andrew David MacDonald grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He won a Western Magazine Award for Fiction, was shortlisted for the Canadian National Magazine Award for Fiction, and his work has been anthologized in four volumes of The Journey Prize Stories, collecting the year’s best Canadian stories from emerging writers. He has an MFA from the Program for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Genres: Literary Fiction
Andrew David MacDonald recommends
The Book of Hidden Wonders (2020)
"Title notwithstanding, there’s nothing hidden about the many wonders of Polly Crosby’s magical debut. The troubled beauty of Romilly’s relationship to her father, and the wide-eyed wonder through which she sees the world, are just two reasons among a million that I’ve been shouting this novel’s praise to everyone I know. Yes, The Book of Hidden Wonders is a story about daughters and fathers, but it’s more than that: it’s a treatise on how to find hope in a universe rife with heartbreak and loss. May it light some of your darkest hours the way it has mine."
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