Debut novel by Martha Schabas
Various Positions' is the debut novel by UEA Creative Writing graduate Martha Schabas (pictured) and is published by Doubleday Canada this week. Martha was born in Toronto and gained a BA in Political Science from McGill University before coming to UEA in 2006. She was the recipient of that year’s David Higham Award and graduated from the Prose Fiction MA in 2007. Her articles, reviews and short fiction have appeared in The Globe and Mail, Broken Pencil and Maisonneuve Magazine and she is currently completing an MA in English Literature at Queen’s University, Ontario, while working on her second novel.