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Emergent Voices: CBC Canadian Literary Awards Stories, 1979-1999
     

Emergent Voices: CBC Canadian Literary Awards Stories, 1979-1999

by Robert Weaver (Editor), Sean Virgo, W.D. Valgardson, Audrey Thomas, Budge Wilson
 
Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, and Gail Anderson-Dargatz are among the winners of the CBC Literary Award who have gone on to become some of the biggest names in Canadian literature. They and other past winners are included in Emergent Voices. For over twenty years, Robert Weaver has coordinated one of Canada's most important literary awards for emerging

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Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, and Gail Anderson-Dargatz are among the winners of the CBC Literary Award who have gone on to become some of the biggest names in Canadian literature. They and other past winners are included in Emergent Voices. For over twenty years, Robert Weaver has coordinated one of Canada's most important literary awards for emerging writers, the CBC Canadian Literary Awards. Weaver founded the awards and has been tireless in promoting them.

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"A pleasant flow — the tapes would be equally listenable — to in one long gulp on a car ride, or one story at a time." — Quill and Quire

"Let these voices transport you." — Atlantic Books Today

Quill & Quire
"A pleasant flow — the tapes would be equally listenable — to in one long gulp on a car ride, or one story at a time."
Atlantic Books Today
"Let these voices transport you."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864922670
Publisher:
Goose Lane Editions
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Edition description:
First edition
Pages:
287
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

As well as organizing the Canadian Literary Competition, Robert Weaver was fiction editor of Saturday Night. He edited many anthologies, including six editions of Canadian Short Stories and The Anthology Anthology: A Selection from Thirty Years of CBC Radio's "Anthology". He co-edited two editions each of The Oxford Anthology of Canadian Literature and The Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories in English, and he was the editor of Mavis Gallant's collection The End of the World and Other Stories.

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