The Break by Katherena Vermette
on the web
Looking for reviews, author bios, and discussion questions to stimulate conversation? We’ve compiled these for you!
Room Magazine. "Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her collection of poetry, North End Love Songs, won the 2013 Governor General’s Award for Poetry, and her debut novel The Break has won numerous awards and was a Canada Reads 2017 finalist."
"Vermette, herself a Métis living in Winnipeg, brings the setting to life so effectively that the reader can see the grey streets and worn-out homes and feel the bitter cold."
Hamilton Review of Books. "Katherena Vermette’s debut poetry collection, North End Love Songs, won the 2013 Governor General’s Award for poetry."