News

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in Daily Mail (UK), 2015

“Original … moving … engrossing.”


 

〉 Carrie Snyder is named a “rising star” by Amazon UK, winter 2015

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in the National Post, Sept. 2014

“What defines the novel is the depth and breadth of Aggie herself; she’s a rare heroine whose rich internal life is matched only by the abundance of her external living.”

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〉 Carrie is profiled in K-W’s Record, Sept. 2014

“Carrie Snyder strikes gold with debut novel.”

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〉 Girl Runner is featured on CBC Books’ Top 10 Fall List

“Discover 10 fantastic reads that are perfect for the fall season …”

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〉 Carrie is the cover girl for Quill & Quire, Canada’s publishing industry magazine, summer 2014

“Girl Runner is a beautiful, thoughtful homage to those forgotten women who stepped outside the boundaries of what was allotted to them, and a testament to the struggles and sacrifices that paved the way for the female athletes who followed.”

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Screenshot 2014-12-15 11.49.13〉 Carrie discusses La Corredora in El Pais (Spain)

“El sufragio fue importante para las mujeres…”

 

〉 La Corredora reviewed in El Cultural (Spain)

“Una ambiciosa novela…”


 

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in the Independent on Sunday (UK)

“A joy to read…”


 

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in the Georgia Straight (CAN)

“Carrie Snyder’s Girl Runner breaks old barriers.”


 

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in Publishers Weekly (US), 2015

“Infused with striking imagery and pearls of wisdom.”


 

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in Booklist (US), winter 2015

“Aggie’s strength and independence in a time of gender inequality will be an inspiration to readers in this poignant story of a life and its redemption.”


 

〉 Girl Runner is a finalist for the 2014 Rogers Writers’ Trust Award for Fiction!

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in Chatelaine magazine, Oct. 2014

“The thump-thump of shoes against pavement is the heartbeat of Girl Runner.”


 

〉 Girl Runner featured in Zoomer magazine, Sept. 2014

“Five irresistible reads for September.”

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〉 Girl Runner reviewed in Canadian Running magazine, Sept./Oct. 2014

“Girl Runner makes for a gold medal read.”


 

〉 Girl Runner reviewed in the Globe & Mail, Sept. 2014

“Girl Runner fuses history and personality to create an inspiring record of the need for speed.”

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〉 Girl Runner reviewed in The Record, Sept. 2014

“Girl Runner deserves wide readership.”

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〉 Carrie is profiled in the National Post’s Arts section

After finishing The Juliet Stories, Snyder knew that she wanted to write about a female athlete, but early attempts to write a contemporary novel went nowhere.

“Then,” says Snyder, “I heard Aggie’s voice.”

And what a voice — feisty, brash, intelligent, and determined …

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〉 Carrie talks to Vish Khanna about Girl Runner, ghosts, learning to swim, and much more

Listen to the full podcast here.


〉 Carrie is interviewed by Red Leather Booth about inspiration, literary guilty pleasures, and her upcoming launch party

“Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received about writing?

“A: If I go way, way back, some very good advice was: Plot matters. Write that down, ‘cause it’s true.”

Click here to read the full interview.