Pickle Me This Review

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National Post Review

“The characters in Are You Ready to Be Lucky? fumble hopelessly toward what they think they want. They get hurt, and hurt again. But deftly, tenderly, Nixon makes pileups of disappointments shine like broken glass in sand.”

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Calgary Herald Article

Calgary author, Rosemary Nixon, lets her characters lead her to funnier and raunchier places.

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Metro News Article

Rosemary Nixon launches new novel at Saskatoon Public Library.

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Global News Interview

Saskatoon’s new writer-in-residence.

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The Globe and Mail Review

Four books from Canada’s small presses.

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Saskatoon Star-Phoenix Interview

“Author Rosemary Nixon opens up about writing”
— Saskatoon Star-Phoenix, September 10, 2013

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Salon, Telegraph-Journal Review

Are You Ready to Be Lucky? is a novel that looks like a short story collection and tastes like a volume of haiku. With artfully drawn nature as backdrop, Nixon gives us Roslyn, Duncan and Floyd, characters colliding like pinballs, just trying to keep themselves from clattering down the hole. . . . Lonely and misguided, the main characters and their assorted sidekicks keep getting thwacked by life but they roll on anyway, often slipping down the same alleys and getting thwacked again, but always rolling on.”
— Salon, Telegraph-Journal, August 24, 2013


49th Shelf’s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2013: Adult Fiction

“Rosemary Nixon’s Are You Ready to Be Lucky? looks like great fun; fellow author Lisa Moore says of the collection, ‘There is so much to admire in a Rosemary Nixon story it’s hard to know where to begin.'”

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