A Grandmother Named Love

By A.S. Compton

A traditional woman living on the Kalahari finds herself the sole caregiver for seven young grandchildren. Not all are her kin, but each holds a deep place in her heart, and find their way into her home in a unique way.

A. S. Compton's debut novel is now available! Published by Inanna Publications.

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Photo Credit: Becca Blue Studios

Bio

A. S. Compton grew up on her family’s inter-generational farm in Ontario and attended the University of Western Ontario, receiving her BA in English and Literature in 2012. Before beginning university, she lived in Botswana, Africa for her gap year.

 

A. S. Compton is the author of A Grandmother Named Love. She has published articles through MennoMedia, and Annesley, and has forthcoming poetry with Demeter Press. She is currently working on an historical fiction about WWII conscientious objectors, Mennonite culture and the familial shame of those who went to war against the will of their church.

 

She loves reading and cycling and still spends much of her time on the family farm with her two children.

 

Interviews

Kevin Hiebert from My Audio Face interviews me about my gap year living in Africa, and my inspiration for a Grandmother Named Love.

Janet Bauman interviews me about my time living in Africa and my writing journey.

Crystal Fletcher interviews me about my gap year living in Africa, and my inspiration for a Grandmother Named Love.

More Writing By A. S. Compton

Below I have shared a few links of my work that is available online.

An Untold Story.

From Purpose Magazine by A.S. Compton.

Used by permission of MennoMedia.

Lunch Among Lekowas.

From Purpose Magazine by A.S. Compton.

Used by permission of MennoMedia.

My Grandmother's Hands, My Grandmother's Eyes.

From Purpose Magazine by A.S. Compton.

Used by permission of MennoMedia.

Keep an eye out in the Baden Outlook for occasional articles too!

 

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