Dian Day

Dian Day is the author of the award-winning novel The Clock of Heaven and the recently-published The Madrigal. She lives in rural Pictou County in a 150-year-old farmhouse, surrounded by apple orchard, vegetable garden, hayfield, and quiet. She is currently a doctoral candidate in Cultural Studies at Queen’s University, and works part-time doing research, writing and editing contracts.

Dian is also working on her third novel, Tintamarre.


  • The Clock of Heaven. Toronto: Inanna, 2008. ISBN 0980882222
  • The Madrigal. Toronto: Inanna, 2018. ISBN 1771334932



The Clock of Heaven won a silver medal in the Literary Fiction category of the Independent Publisher Book Awards (the IPPYs), 2009

The Clock of Heaven also made Jim Bartley’s top fiction list in the Globe and Mail in 2009 and was one of the CBC’s All In a Day Book Panel picks.

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