Jessica McDiarmid is a Canadian journalist who has worked across North America and Africa. Her first book, Highway of Tears, was a finalist for the RBC Taylor Prize and the Hubert Evans Prize and a national bestseller. 

Highway of Tears

Cover Art by Kym Gouchie

“A bracing look at a national problem.”

—The Globe and Mail

“An extraordinary book.”

—Whoopi Goldberg

“[A] riveting expose… Highway of Tears is a wake-up call for Canada.”

—RBC Taylor Prize jury (Margaret Atwood, Coral Ann Howells and Peter Theroux)