I write books for adults and younger readers. My most recent novel is Every Blade of Grass. My first novel, Icefields (1995) won the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best First Book, Canada/Caribbean division, and the inaugural Banff Mountain Book grand prize. My second novel, Salamander (2001), was short-listed for the Governor-General’s Literary Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. A collection of short stories about imaginary books, The Logogryph, published in 2004 by Gaspereau Press was shortlisted for the IMPAC-Dublin Prize. I've published a three-volume fantasy for younger readers, The Perilous Realm. Book One, The Shadow of Malabron, was … Read More...
by Hugh Griffith on Amazon “Every Blade of Grass by Thomas Wharton starts with a letter left at the front desk of a hotel in Iceland. The recipient, Martha, is a neophyte journalist from New York and the sender is a young biologist from Vancouver. Very quickly the story progresses as a series of… [Continue Reading]
New story online at Bartleby Snopes, the literary magazine with the best name ever.
Every blade of grass has an angel that bends over it and whispers, grow, grow. — The Talmud 1 When she went to check out in the morning she found a letter waiting for her at the front desk. The only thing written on the plain white envelope was her name, but… [Continue Reading]
That rare and elusive volume, The Logogryph: A Bibliography of Imaginary Books, is now available as a beautiful PDF, complete with Wesley Bates’ charming illustrations, on the Gaspereau Press website.