Category Archives: Press Coverage

Guardian Review

A Guardian Review of Alone in the Classroom appeared October 12, 2013. “Hay’s risky strategy pays off in spades as her slow-burning story arc reaches its zenith and Connie’s past links up with Anne’s present to become a highly nuanced … Continue reading

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Financial Times

Alone in the Classroom reviewed in The Financial Times October 11, 2013. Alone in the Classroom, by Elizabeth Hay Review by Maria Crawford Alone in the Classroom, by Elizabeth Hay, MacLehose Press RRP£8.99, 270 pages Elizabeth Hay is an accomplished author, … Continue reading

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Femalefirst Interview

An interview in the online magazine Femalefirst coincides with the UK edition of Alone in the Classroom.

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“Alone in the Classroom” Back on Bestseller List

The paperback edition of “Alone in the Classroom” is out and was on the Globe and Mail’s bestseller list for two months.  

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On CBC’s Creative Block

Elizabeth Hay was featured on CBC’s Creative Block on Sunday, March 18th, 2012 on bold tv. For more, visit the CBC Creative Block Facebook page.

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‘Alone in the Classroom’ in Ottawa Citizen’s Top Ten

The Ottawa Citizen’s Top 10 Canadian Books for 2011 leads off with Alone in the Classroom: “Ottawa’s Elizabeth Hay, 2007 Giller winner for Late Nights on Air, returns with her fourth novel, a rich story of interweaving human relationships and … Continue reading

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‘Alone in the Classroom’ a Globe Best Book 2011

“Through the figure of a beloved schoolteacher aunt, Hay’s narrator in this splendid novel sets out to discover the experiences that shaped her parents, and herself. In 1929, Connie Flood encounters, while teaching in Saskatchewan, a grim principal, self-important and … Continue reading

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‘Alone in the Classroom’ an Amazon Best Book of 2011

Read about it here. This list represents Amazon’s top ten Canadian fiction books in 2011.  

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Globe and Mail review of Alone in the Classroom

“Alone in the Classroom is meant to be read slowly, or even better, read twice. The story that unfolds, replete with poetry and punishment, passionate entanglements and incestuous love, and is even richer and more rewarding the second time around.” … Continue reading

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Audio: Interview with Shelagh Rogers on CBC’s The Next Chapter

This clip is excerpted from CBC Radio One’s “The Next Chapter” with Shelagh Rogers. The show originally aired on May 2, 2011 and the complete audio file is available at the CBC website. Continue reading Continue reading

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