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2017 Alberta Literary Awards winners

R. Ross Annett Award for Children’s Literature 
  • Georgia Graham (Lacombe) – Cub’s Journey Home, Red Deer Press

Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction 


A Year of Juxtapositions: Come to the 2017 WGA Conference!

I’ve spoken a few times about my role as President of the Board of Directors for The Writers’ Guild of Alberta. It’s a volunteer position that I feel very strongly about, and am so proud to have been a part of this board for four years now (going on five!). 332 more words

I Met Michael Chabon and Embarrassed Myself

I have a terrible admission to make: I’ve never read a book by Michael Chabon. What is wrong with me? I know he’s a good writer, and I NOW know he’s a nice person, so what is my problem? 405 more words

The Calgary Awards

One of my Presidential duties at the Writers’ Guild of Alberta includes attending very fun events to represent our organization. Last night, the Calgary Awards… 336 more words

Radio Segment: Focus on "Humour"

This past week, I spoke about the genre of humour with the wonderful Chris dela Torre on the CBC Homestretch. I would have posted this segment sooner, but a sick toddler has derailed my blogging schedule (among other things) so I’m just getting to this now. 130 more words


Going into the next month or so, late August to late September, I find myself in a rather unique position, breathing some rare air, as they say. 708 more words

Book Review: Fishbowl by Bradley Somer

Wow, I’ve made a big mistake. I waited way too damn long to read this book. Fishbowl by Bradley Somer came out in 2015, has won a bunch of awards since then, and I still didn’t read it until last week, right before I was slated to talk about it on the radio. 466 more words