Alissa York

Alissa York’s highly acclaimed first novel, Mercy, was published in 2003. Her short stories have won several awards, including the Journey Prize and the Bronwen Wallace Award, and Effigy was short-listed for the 2007 Giller Prize, Canada’s largest annual prize for fiction. York has lived all over Canada, and now makes her home in Toronto with her husband.

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Alissa York
Thomas Dunne Books

Set on a Mormon ranch in nineteenth-century Utah, and inspired by the real events of the Mountain Meadows Massacre of 1857, Alissa York’s Effigy is a haunting...

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