Author Archives: bernicefriesen

Sewing? What Sewing?

I haven’t been concerning myself with wearable art much since the beginning of the pandemic. In fact, I haven’t been concerning myself much with what I wear at all, unless it’s to make sure I’m wearing wrecked clothes that are … Continue reading

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Strange Lemonade

When your house is involved in a motor vehicle accident… make lemonade. Last spring a truck hit my house: bad truck. The post that got dislodged was rotten—bad post—and needed to go anyway. Fortunately the couple inside the truck were builders, and good people. It was like the time my good friend Elyse St. George was accepting … Continue reading

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Pinkey

Other than a picture of my father and I, the only other picture I have of myself on my wall is this cheeky one, taken by the wonderful Gina-Rae Horvath. The inspiration to get it up on the wall came … Continue reading

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Porfolio Reading Series

I had the honour of giving the keynote reading and interview for Portal Magazine’s Portfolio Reading Series, and it’s now on Youtube, and you can see it anytime you like. It was such a pleasure to talk with Joe Enns … Continue reading

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Me and Barbarella, We Like THAT

Hey everyone, I’m starring alongside Barbarella in the Vancouver Sun’s You secton–Jan. 22 online and Jan 23. hard copy! After being called the Lady Gaga of Saskatoon, I think it’s only right! Really, it’s not me, but my latest novel, … Continue reading

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Universal Disorder Launch at Fat Oyster Readying Series

Introduced by Judy Leblanc, November 21st, 2020. Bernice Friesen reads the first three (or so) chapters of her new novel.

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Universal Disorder rescheduled launch with The Fat Oyster Reading Series at 7pm Pacific Time, Sat. November 21!

We tried on the 14th to no avail, because Zoom had gone zoombie and not even I could join the meeting! Let’s just try it again in a week’s time! E-mail Fat Oyster to register: fat.oyster.fanny.bay@gmail.com

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Universal Disorder Book Launch

Yes, you can be a Time Lord, too, by attending my on-line book launch in the past, brought to you by McNally Robinson Booksellers and Freehand Books!

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Universal Disorder online book launch through Zoom with MacNally Robinson Book Sellers and Freehand Books!

https://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/event-18025/Bernice-Friesen-Online-Book-Launch#.X4yzZVl7k6g

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Here Comes My Next Novel

Finally off to the printer, here comes my fourth book and second novel with Freehand Books, Calgary, thanks to so many, including Stephanie Sinclair, my agent at Transatlantic, The Saskatchewan Arts Board, and The Canada Council. I’ll be launching somehow, … Continue reading

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