Review of This Innocent Corner in Prairie Fire Review of Books, vol.12, no. 1, 2012.
"...an excellent first novel...Herring writes skilfully. She frequently leads the reader to wonder why Robin acted in certain
ways...and only gradually does she reveal the
backstory to show us why."
— Donna Firby Gamache
Review of This Innocent Corner in BC Bookworld, Summer 2011.
"Setting fiction in a politically volatile country at a significant moment in history is a good idea, and Herring has a good ear for dialogue."
— Cherie Thiessen
Review of This Innocent Corner in The Globe and Mail, January 31, 2011.
"Herring nicely renders both the scents and tensions swirling in the Chowdhury family home."
— Vivian Moreau
Profile in "Coastlines" column, Focus Magazine, October 2010.
"Presenting the physical as entranceway to the psychological is one of Herring's skills, making for a book that is well-crafted and deeply satisfying."
— Amy Reiswig
Review of "On Seeing Tilda Again" on laurahird.com
"The story's final image is as chilling as the character is herself."
— Laura Hird