AT THE TOP OF THE WALL, ALIGHT, by Sudbury author Natalie Morrill, is the winner of the 2015 HarperCollinsPublishers/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction. This powerful, accomplished novel follows the life of a Viennese Jew who is separated from his family during the Second World War and aided by a close friend, who is also a member of the Nazi party. Congratulations to Natalie, and to the runners up, Nazanine Hozar and Janice Lynn Mather.
We interviewed Natalie about her book and about her time at UBC. We also interviewed Karim Alrawi, winner of the 2013 award, whose novel “The Book of Sands” was published this year. Continue reading “Natalie Morrill wins HarperCollinsPublishers/UBC Prize for Best New Fiction”