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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.
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: John Bergstrom: Remembering a pioneer of the Canadian Light Source
Posted on 2017-12-11
Remembering Professor Emeritus John Bergstrom (Physics and Engineering Physics), who passed away on Nov. 29
Exhibition: Shelby Lund Monotypes
Posted on 2017-12-06
Saskatoon artist Shelby Lund (BFA'15) exhibits monotype prints at local gallery
2018 Writing North: Hurry Hard: Writing in Competitive Times
Posted on 2017-12-05
A two-day festival for writers and book lovers featuring readings, discussions and writers' talks
CBC News: CBC Asks cultural appropriation discussion spurs raw debate
Posted on 2017-12-01
Alumni including Lindsay "Eekwol" Knight and John Noon participate in panel asking "Is cultural appropriation ever okay?"
Saskatoon StarPhoenix: U of S grad shines a light on Pixar
Posted on 2017-12-01
Computer science alumnus Byron Bashforth talks about his work on Disney/Pixar’s Coco
Exhibition: Brenda Francis Pelkey: a retrospective
Posted on 2017-11-21
Brenda Francis Pelkey's (MFA'94) photographic works create psychological meaning from experiences of public and private spaces.