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Bernice Friesen

Photo: R. Cain 1995

Bernice Friesen was born in Rural Saskatchewan and has degrees in visual art and education from the University of Saskatchewan. Her poetry, fiction, and paintings have appeared in many Canadian and European journals. She is currently working on long fiction.

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Sex, Death, and Naked Men. Regina, SK: Coteau Books, 1998.
The Seasons are Horses. Saskatoon, SK: Thistledown Press, 1995.


Second Prize, Sterling Writing Awards, poetry, 1998.
Runner-up, League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, 1997.
Shortlisted, CBC Radio Canadian Literary Awards for Aviatrix, 1997.
Vicky Metcalf Award, Canadian Authors Association, for best short story for The Seasons are Horses, 1996.
Shortlisted, Tilden Canadian Literary Awards for Non-fiction manuscript for Beijing in Four Days, 1996.
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