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A Good House

A Good House( )
Author: Burnard, Bonnie
Series title:Reading Group Guides
Publication Date:Sep 2005
Book Format:Hardback
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Author Biography
Burnard, Bonnie (Author)
Bonnie Burnard was born in Southwestern Ontario. She has been writer-in-residence at the University of Western Ontario, taught at both Sage Hill and the Humber School of Writing, and was a jury panel member for the Giller Prize.

She has read from her work throughout Canada and in the U.S., Europe, Australia and South Africa. Burnard's stories have been included in many anthologies, among them: Stories by Canadian Women, published in 1999; Mothers and Daughters, published in 1997; The Arnold Anthology of Post-Colonial Literature, published in 1996; Spin on 2, published in 1995; The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories, published in 1995; and Best Canadian Stories, published in 1992 and 1989.

She won the Giller Prize, for A Good House in 1999, the Marian Engel Award for body of work in 1995 and the Periodical Publishers Award, for Casino in 1994. She was shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and won the Saskatchewan Book of the Year, both for Casino in 1994 and alson won the Commonwealth Best Book Award, for Women of Influence in 1989.


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