NEWS! 

March 22nd 2017

Wake the Stone Man -  winner of  the 2017 Fry Academy Award

Carol McDougall chats with Northrop Frye while holding her "Norrie" award

Carol McDougall chats with Northrop Frye while holding her "Norrie" award


OPEN BOOK REVIEW

"A difficult, powerful story of friendship and hard truths, Wake the Stone Man is a raw and important Canadian story."

(full interview)

McDougall visits Bookclubs

“Thoroughly enjoyed our conversation with Carol McDougall! Her beautifully rendered novel asks us to contemplate uncomfortable truths, and to consider the journeys through them to a place of love and compassion.”

Paula Sarson, Halifax book group member

 

"Stone Man is masterful, rich, profound, and important. I loved it and am in awe."

 -author, Jill Bryant

"Like a haunted house, outsiders were curious about these schools, but avoided speaking about them, because the truth was  too scary to imagine. "

-I'vereadthis.com

It helps us to see that being a silent witness to any type of social injustice is no longer acceptable. We need to ‘Wake the Stone Man’ within us all.
Wake the Stone Man is a love story...the heart of the story is the enduring friendship and estrangement between Molly and Nikina.