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Annette Lapointe

Annette Lapointe

Photo: John Galaugher

Annette Lapointe has lived in rural Saskatchewan, Quebec City, St John’s, Saskatoon, Winnipeg (where she earned her PhD), and South Korea. She now lives in Treaty 8 territory, on the traditional lands of the Beaver people, and teaches English at Northwestern Polytechnic.  She has published three novels (Stolen, Whitetail Shooting Gallery, . . . And This is the Cure) and a short story collection (You Are Not Needed Now).

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
City:
Grande Prairie
Province:
Alberta
Genre:
literary fiction, slipstream fiction

Publications

Stolen. 2006, Anvil Press
Whitetail Shooting Gallery. 2012, Anvil Press
You Are Not Needed Now. 2017, Anvil Press
. . . And This is the Cure. 2021, Anvil Press

Awards

Saskatchewan Book Awards: First Book Award for Stolen, 2006
Saskatchewan Book Awards: Saskatoon Book for Stolen, 2006
Canadian Authors' Association Emerging Writer Award for Stolen, 2007
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Length:
any
Genre:
short fiction, novels (literary and slipstream)
Grades:
My work is appropriate for older teens and adults.
Audience Size:
any
Workshop Intended Audience:
I'm available to work with older teens and with adults at any experience level.
Workshop Audience Size:
any
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Presentation Length:
any
School Intended Audience:
older teens
School Audience Size:
any
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes