Gail Anderson-Dargatz used to live on a farm near Millet, Alberta & now lives on Vancouver Island with her husband & son. THE CURE FOR DEATH BY LIGHTNING won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Award, the VanCity Book Prize and a Betty Trask Prize.
'Anderson-Dargatz's writing has a delicate touch, grounded in reality but with an ethereal quality.' Venue 'Beautifully written.' New Woman 'The writing is funny and sharp, with dark notes struck beneath the humour but overriding it all is Anderson-Dargatz's deep understanding of rural people and communities and her compulsive, infectious love for them' - Montreal Gazette