Canadian Lesfic is pleased to welcome Jane Eaton Hamilton. Jane is the author of seven books of fiction and poetry. Her poetry volume “Love Will Burst Into a Thousand Shapes” is coming out fall 2014. Her book “July Nights” was shortlisted for the BC Book Prizes and “Hunger” was shortlisted for the Ferro Grumley Award. “Body Rain,” her first book of poetry, was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, and her chapbook, “Going Santa Fe,” won the League of Canadian Poets Poetry Chapbook Award. She has been included in the Journey Prize Anthology, Best Canadian Short Stories, and has been cited in the Best American Short Stories.
Jane has won many prizes for her short fiction, including first prize in fiction in the CBC Literary Awards and the Prism International short fiction award. She has published in the NY Times, Seventeen magazine, Salon, Numero Cinq, Macleans, the Globe and Mail, the Missouri Review, Ms blog, the Alaska Quarterly Review and many other places. She has been a recipient of arts awards from the BC Arts Council and the Canada Council. Jane’s work is upcoming in the anthology MESS, and in Geist, the Rusty Toque, Plenitude and Siécle 21 in Paris. Jane is also a photographer and visual artist and was a litigant in Canada’s landmark same-sex marriage case. She lives in Vancouver.
It’s raining interviews! Author AJ Adaire interviewed Benny Lawrence (author of Shell Game), The Peak interviewed Joan Flood (author of New Girl), and Ylva Publishing interviewed Lois Cloarec Hart (author of Coming Home). Check out the interviews to find out more about these Canadian lesfic authors.
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