Julie Roorda is the author of three volumes of poetry, a collection of stories, and a novel for young adults. Her fiction has appeared in periodicals across Canada including The Fiddlehead and The New Quarterly. Her story, "How to Tell if Your Frog is Dead," was included in the 2014 Journey Prize Anthology. She lives in Toronto.
Reminiscent of Meg Wolitzer, Julie Roorda's A Thousand Consolations is full of wit, insight, and stellar writing. --Karma Brown, bestselling author of Come Away with Me
In flowing, natural prose, Julie Roorda tells two intertwined love stories that illuminate the complexities of the human heart in a world touched by illness and cruelty. Often funny, always honest, A Thousand Consolations is a wonderful novel. --Ann Eriksson, author of The Performance