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Ali Bryan

Ali Bryan

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Ali Bryan is a novelist and creative nonfiction writer based in Calgary. Her first novel, Roost, won the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction and was the official selection of One Book Nova Scotia. Her second novel, The Figgs, was a finalist for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour and has been optioned for TV by Sony Pictures. She’s longlisted for the CBC Canada Writes Creative Nonfiction prize, shortlisted for the Jon Whyte Memorial Essay Award and won the 2020 Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Story. She is a Lieutenant Governor of Alberta Arts Awards Emerging Artist recipient. Her debut YA novel, The Hill, will be released in March from Dottir Press. She has a wrestling room in her garage and regularly gets choked out by her family.

City:
Calgary
Province:
Alberta

Publications

The Hill. Dottir, 2021
The Figgs. Freehand, 2018
Roost. Freehand, 2013

Awards

Alberta Literary Awards Howard O'Hagan Award for Short Story for Alberta Views, 2020
Alberta Literary Awards Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction for Roost, 2014
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

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