Daria Salamon


Daria Salamon’s first novel The Prairie Bridesmaid won the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book by a Manitoba Writer and was nominated for the Carol Sheilds Winnipeg Book Award; the novel also received an Honourable Mention in Foreward Magazine’s Books of the Year General Fiction category. Daria has been nominated for the John Hirsch Most Promising Manitoba Writer Award.  Her humour essays, articles and columns have appeared in The Winnipeg Free Press, Uptown Magazine, The Globe and Mail and Prairie Fire Magazine. She lives in Winnipeg, with her family and their cat, Dr. Puddles.

The Prairie Bridesmaid has been optioned for film and Daria is currently adapting her novel into a screenplay.

More information about Daria Salamon at her website: theprairiebridesmaid.com

Author photo by Mandy Malazdrewich

Fiction

The Prairie Bridesmaid (Key Porter, Fall 2008)

Agent: Samantha Haywood