Barbara Lambert's previous work includes A Message for Mr. Lazarus (2000) and The Allegra Series (1999). She has won the Danuta Gleed Award for Best First Collection of Short Fiction and The Malahat Review Novella Prize, and been a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Prize and the Journey Prize. Currently she is editor of the online literary Salon des Refusés, Dr. Johnson's Corner.
Lambert has lived in Vancouver, Ottawa, Barbados, and Cortona, Italy, where she stayed in a five-hundred-year-old mill house and researched Etruscan archaeology. She now lives on a cherry orchard in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, with her husband Douglas Lambert.
“A Message for Mr. Lazarus is a stunning piece of work.”
Starred review, Quill and Quire.
“One of those haunting stories that stay with you long after the initial reading ... in the same literary league as those penned by master storytellers Raymond Carver and Shirley Jackson.”