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Ian Weir 101

With his latest novel, The Death and Life of Struther Purcell, set in the Wild West, award-winning writer Ian Weir treads on classic terrain with a slice of British Columbia history on the side. Weir is a playwright, screenwriter, TV showrunner, and novelist. His debut novel, Daniel O'Thunder, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book, as well as the Canadian Authors Association Award for fiction, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. His second novel, Will Starling, was longlisted for the International DUBLIN Literary Award and shortlisted for the Sunburst Award. He has won two Geminis, four Leos, a Jessie and a Writers Guild of Canada Screenwriting Award. 
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British Columbia Poet Emily Nilsen Wins the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the League of Canadian Poets announced Emily Nilsen’s Otolith as the winner of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award honouring a first book of poetry by a Canadian writer, at an awards luncheon held at the Harbourfront Centre during the Canadian Writers’ Summit in Toronto.
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