Welcome to Burton House Books
Celebrating Saskatchewan Authors
Karin Melberg Schwier
House of the White Elephant
Selected and edited by Gerry Hill
Second Cousin Once Removed
Creating innovative work that celebrates Saskatchewan, cross culturalism, historical fiction and family dynamics.
HOUSE OF THE WHITE ELEPHANT is Byrna Barclay’s tenth publication, a story loosely based on her paternal ancestry.
A remarkable achievement and a great read about an uncertain time in India’s history.
Her book, Crosswinds (Coteau, 1995), won the Saskatchewan Book Award for Fiction, and her first novel, Summer of the Hungry Pup (NeWest Press, 1981), won the Saskatchewan Book Award for First Novel. She was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in 2005. She has served as chair of the Saskatchewan Arts Board and as president of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild and of the Saskatchewan Playwrights Centre. Barclay lives in Regina.