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Audrey J. Whitson

Photo: Alana Whitson 2018

Audrey's latest book, The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning (NeWest 2019 ), is a funeral story set in rural Alberta during the BSE crisis and drought of 2003. The Glorious Mysteries, a collection of short fiction, was longlisted for the 2014 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. Teaching Places, a memoir about how the land teaches was shortlisted for three awards in 2004. Audrey's poetry and essays have been published in many magazines and anthologies and have won awards. To learn more, visit 

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The Death of Annie the Water Witcher by Lightning. NeWest Press, 2019
The Glorious Mysteries and Other Stories. Thistledown Press, 2013
Teaching Places. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2003
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