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BethPowning

 
Beth Powning's work has been widely published in books, anthologies, and magazines.

She is known for her lyrical, powerful writing and the profound emotional honesty of her work. She is the author of Seeds of Another Summer (published in the U.S. as Home: Chronicle of a North Country Life); Shadow Child: An Apprenticeship in Love and Loss; The Hatbox Letters; and Edge Seasons.

Beth Powning's latest novel, The Sea Captain's Wife, is published by Knopf (Canada) and Penguin/Plume (USA). It was short-listed for the Thomas Head Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, in Canada; and is a Barnes and Noble Discover Award Book for May/July, in the USA.

The novel has been long-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

It is being translated into French by Editions Perce-Neige, with distribution in Canada and France.

Her new novel, "A Measure of Light," will be published by Knopf Canada, March, 2015.

Beth has also recently won the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for High Achievement in English-Language Literary Arts.

 

 

Upcoming Events

OCT
03

October 3, 2:00pm
The Novel Tea

OCT
16

October 16, 7:30pm
Attic Owl Reading Series

OCT
17

October 17, 7:00pm
Westminster Books Reading

OCT
18

October 18, 1:00pm
Chapters/Indigo Signing

OCT
30

October 30, 7:00pm
Cafe Books Reading