Congratulations to Chelsea Bolan, winner of the 2014 HarperCollinsCanada/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction. Her novel, In Place of Silence, is a richly woven contemporary novel set in Mexico about a young girl’s banishment from the family home and her older sister’s search to find her. Chelsea will be offered literary representation by The Cooke Agency and an advance and a contract to be published by HarperCollinsCanada. Continue reading “Announcing the Winner of the 2014 HarperCollinsCanada/UBC Prize”
UBC Creative Writing professor Steven Galloway has been shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. This annual award for the best work of fiction published in Canada is worth $25,000. The award winner will be announced on November 4th.
Two UBC alumni have been shortlisted for the 2014 Writers’ Trust/McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize, which recognizes the author of the best short story published in a Canadian literary journal or magazine. Congratulations to nominees Lori McNulty (Monsoon Season), and Clea Young (Juvenile). The winner will also be announced November 4th.