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Alumna authors shortlisted for Governor General’s Awards
Posted on 2017-10-04 in Alumni
Covers for Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope (Simon and Schuster Canada) and What the Soul Doesn't Want (Freehand Books)
College of Arts & Science alumnae Sharon Butala and Lorna Crozier are finalists for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Awards, some of Canada’s top awards in writing.
Butala (BEd'62, BA'63, PGD'73, Honorary DLet’04) is nominated in the nonfiction category for Where I Live Now: A Journey through Love and Loss to Healing and Hope. The book is a memoir of the author’s process of grieving and healing following the loss of her husband. Butala is the author of 18 books and the recipient of many awards, including the Marian Engel Award.
Lorna Crozier (BA'69, Educ'70, Honorary DLet'07) is nominated in the poetry category for What the Soul Doesn’t Want, a collection of poems about aging and grief. Crozier is the author of 17 books of poetry whose past honours include a Governor General’s Award and the Pat Lowther Award.
Both Butala and Crozier are among the College of Arts & Science’s alumni of influence.
Tim Lilburn wins European Medal of Poetry and Art
Posted on 2017-10-20
Poet and alumnus (BA’73) becomes first Canadian to win international prize
Peering into the darkness
Posted on 2017-10-10
Two physics alumni publish articles in a world-renowned research journal devoted to astronomy and astrophysics
U of S Canada 150 Book Launch Series: A Hero for the Americas, The Legend of Gonzalo Guerrero
Posted on 2017-10-03
Robert Calder (professor emeritus, English) presents the first comprehensive investigation of this controversial 16th-century figure
Trevor Herriot wins the Kloppenberg Award for Literary Excellence
Posted on 2017-09-25
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