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Monthly Archives: May 2011

MENNONITES DON’T DANCE a Danuta Gleed Runner-Up

Capping off what has been a stellar first eight months post-publication, Mennonites Don’t Dance, the debut collection of short stories by Darcie Friesen Hossack, was selected as one of two runners up for the 2010 Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The … Continue reading

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An Evening of Celebration with Richard Scarsbrook

In celebration of his recent White Pine Award-win for The Monkeyface Chronicles, Richard Scarsbrook will take to the stage of Toronto’s Green Door Cabaret. The Featherless Bipeds, named for Richard’s 2006 YA novel, will join him in an evening that promises … Continue reading

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OLA’s 2011 White Pine Award to Richard Scarsbrook!

The HSW Literary Agency is thrilled to report that Richard Scarsbrook‘s The Monkeyface Chronicles (Thistledown Press 2010) has won the Ontario Library Association’s 2011 White Pine Award! The announcement was made earlier this afternoon at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre during the first … Continue reading

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How does one follow up a Commonwealth Prize nomination?

If you’re Darcie Friesen Hossack, naturally, you follow one nomination with another–and with an enthusiastic new review! We’re thrilled to report that Darcie’s Mennonites Don`t Dance (Thistledown Press 2010) is a finalist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The $10,000.00-award, endowed … Continue reading

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Celebrate the spring with an HSWLA author reading!

And they say that the fall is publishing’s biggest season! The next few weeks are proving to be busy ones for HSW Literary Agency authors. In addition to Martin Mordecai‘s Diaspora Dialogues reading on Thursday, May 19, there are a number of scheduled appearances … Continue reading

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