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2015 Giller Prize Jury Includes Guelph Prof, Alum

Two of the five jury panel members of Canada’s most prestigious literary award this year have University of Guelph ties. Sociology professor Cecil Foster and alumna Alison Pick were selected to the jury for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for excellence in Canadian fiction. Last year, the winner won $100,000, with each finalist receiving $10,000. This year’s...
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Introducing the Five-Member Jury Panel for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Scotiabank Giller Prize For Immediate Release: Wednesday January 14th, 2015, 9:00 a.m. EST Introducing the Five-Member Jury Panel for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize Read more

Quill & Quire – Review of Independence

Cecil Foster was 12 years old in 1966 when Barbados gained independence from Britain. Foster’s first novel in almost a dozen years delves into the formative period of the newly liberated nation, as seen through the eyes of 13-year-old Christopher Lucas. Like his childhood friend and neighbour Stephie, Christopher is a “grandmother chile,” raised under old-fashioned...
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