David Robertson

David Alexander Robertson, of Irish, Scottish, English, and Cree heritage won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer in 2015, and the Beatrice Mosionier Indigenous Writer of the Year in 2017. David has created several bestselling graphic novels and his first children’s book, When We Were Alone, was published in December 2016 and won the McNally Robinson Books for Young People Award/Younger Category in 2017. He was a contributor to the anthologies Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings From the Land of Water, Moonshot: The Indigenous Comics Collection, the LGBT sci-fi anthology Love Beyond Body Space and Time, and his work has been featured in CV2 and Prairie Fire. His first novel, The Evolution of Alice, was published in fall 2014.


When We Were Alone

Portage & Main Press – When We Were Alone is a story about a difficult time in history and, ultimately, a story of empowerment and strength.