Delighted to learn that Ni'n na L'nu: The Mi'kmaq of Prince Edward island (Acorn Press), co-written with Jesse Francis, is short-listed for an Atlantic Book Award and for a PEI Book Award. Winners of categories to be announced May 21 at Atlantic Book Awards Gala in Charlottetown.
Lydia Kwa was born in Singapore and has lived in Canada since 1980. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Vancouver. She published her first book, The Colours of Heroines, with Women's Press, Toronto in 1994. Her first novel, This Place Called Absence, published by Turnstone Press, will be released in Spring 2000.