Maureen Medved’s novel The Tracey Fragments was published by House of Anansi Press. Over the years, Maureen’s writing as well as adaptations of her work have been published in literary journals, magazines and produced for stage and screen. Maureen’s screen adaptation of The Tracey Fragments opened the Panorama program of the 57th annual Berlin International Film Festival and won the Manfred Salzgeber Prize, selected by jury for a film “that broadens the boundaries of cinema today.” The film has gone on to feature at a number of international film festivals, screened at MOMA and has also garnered other nominations and awards, including a Genie Award nomination for Adapted Screenplay.
In 2008 a French language version of her book won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Translation, awarded to C& L Chabalier. She also designed a course in writing for new media for the Creative Writing Program, and, as part of her research, currently explores creative writing opportunities in new media. In 2009, she received the Artistic Achievement Award from Women in Film and Television (Vancouver). Her novel Black Star came out in April 2018 with Anvil and won the CAA Fred Kerner Book Award. She is a film reviewer and an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia. Maureen is currently completing her third novel, a book of creative non-fiction as well as other projects for film.
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