HB Creativity is delighted to announce the winner and runners up of the second annual Instant Hook Literary Contest! This award, which is given to the writer who composes the most enticing first 300 words of an unpublished novel, drew submissions from every province of Canada, as well as from the...
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.