We are delighted to welcome Caroline Adderson ias EMLF’s 2016 writer-in residence. Caroline offers one-on-one critiques of pre-submitted material on July 7 and 8. Click here for more information on Caroline Adderson and the Holley Rubinsky Memorial Blue Pencil Sessions. Caroline also offers a talk on her writing process, with tips for emerging writers on Wednesday, July 6 at 8pm at the Nelson Public Library. Admission is by donation.
Caroline Adderson is the author of four novels, A History of Forgetting, Sitting Practice, The Sky Is Falling, and Ellen in Pieces, two collections of short stories, Bad Imaginings and Pleased to Meet You, and several books for young readers. Her work has received numerous prize nominations including the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, two Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes, the Scotiabank Giller Prize longlist, the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Rogers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Winner of two Ethel Wilson Fiction Prizes and three CBC Literary Awards, Caroline was the recipient of the 2006 Marian Engel Award for mid-career achievement.