Eden Robinson

Alumni

B.F.A.

Areas of Research & Creative Activity

Fiction.

Biography

Eden Robinson (BFA, 1992) is a member of the Haisla and Heiltsuk First Nations whose first story collection Traplines (1995), was critically acclaimed, being named a New York Times Editor's Choice, and won England's Winifred Holtby Prize for the best regional work by a Commonwealth writer. One of the Traplines stories, "Queen of the North", was also published in The Penguin Anthology of Stories by Canadian Women. Her debut novel, Monkey Beach (2000), was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award, and won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. She has also published a second novel, Blood Sports (2006). She is a recipient of the University of Victoria's Distinguished Alumni Award.

Selected Publications

Monkey Beach, Published by Vintage Canada Publishing

http://www.randomhouse.ca/imprints/vintage-canada

 


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