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Writers Honoured

Three Saskatchewan writers with connections to the department of English have been recently honoured.

Sharon Butala and Lorna Crozier are finalists for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards; see Butala is nominated in the nonfiction category for Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope, a memoir of her process of grieving and healing following the loss of her husband. Crozier, who taught creative writing in our department for a number of years, is nominated in the poetry category for What the Soul Doesn’t Want, a collection of poems about aging and grief.



Governor General Award-winning author Guy Vanderhaeghe, who teaches creative writing through STM, has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award by the University of Regina. See


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