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Wow…just…wow

Having Faith in the Polar Girls’ Prison won the 2010 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize!

Accepting Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize at the 2010 BC Book Prizes Gala
Shirley Lew, president of the West Coast Book Prize Society (BC Book Prizes) and His Honourable Steven L. Point, the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia present me with the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize at the 2010 Gala in Victoria, BC.

ON TOUR: BC Book Prizes Northern Leg

I am so excited to be asked to go on the Northern Leg of the BC Book Prizes On Tour! From April 11-18, 2010, we’ll be visiting the communities of Terrace, Prince Rupert, Kitimat, Prince George, Quesnel, Smithers and Hazelton.

Follow our On Tour Blog for stories and photos: http://www.bcbookprizes.ca/tour

BC Book Prizes 2010: Having Faith in the Polar Girls’ Prison on short-list!

http://www.bcbookprizes.ca/winners/2010

What an honour to be nominated along with bigwigs like Annabel Lyon and Michael Turner. And a shout out to my pal Deborah Willis for her awesome book, Vanishing.

The Georgia Straight’s got my back:)

http://straight.com/article-296960/vancouver/shortlists-years-bc-book-prizes-are-announced