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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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 in local newsletters and through MennoMedia’s Purpose. 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

You may want to check out some of my previous work. Most of it has been archived, or available only through the purchase of specific magazines, but I have shared a few links to what is available online.

Purpose Magazine: occasional articles.

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

 
 

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