Balzac, Alberta resident Nancy Bell was awarded a Silver Medal in the Short Fiction competition of the Creative Writing category at the Alberta +55 Summer Games held in Westlock, Alberta. Bell's short fiction was entitled Heart of the Hawk and concerns a young rodeo cowboy who has been injured and...
Barbara Lambert was born and raised in the Okanagan Valley, studied at the University of British Columbia, married and raised three children while writing fiction and establishing a business in textile design. Her stories (including the winner of the 1996 Malahat Review Novella Prize) have been published in a variety of literary magazines, and in the Journey Prize Anthology. She now divides her time between the Okanagan and Vancouver, and writes full time.
Barbara's new novel, The Whirling Girl, will be published by Cormorant books in the spring of 2012.