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Betty Jane Hegerat

Photo: SLR Imaging, Calgary 2007

Betty Jane Hegerat is a Calgary writer, social worker, and teacher. She has studied at the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, Sage Hill, the Banff Centre, and completed a MFA Creative Writing through UBC's low residency program in 2008.

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Running Toward Home. NeWest Press, Edmonton, AB, 2006.
Dark Times. "Kick," edited by Ann Walsh, Ronsdale Press, Vancouver, BC, 2005.
The Best of Alberta Anthology, The Best of Alberta Anthology for 2005 from the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Red Deer Press, Calgary, AB, 2005.
A Crack in the Wall. Oolichan Books, Lantzville, BC, 2008
Delivery. Oolichan Books, Lantzville B.C., 2009
The Boy. Oolichan Books, Fernie B.C., 2011


TWUC Short Prose Contest finalist, 1999
Toronto Star Short Story Contest honourable mention, 2000
Alberta Views Short Story Contest honourable mention, 2001
TWUC Short Prose Contest finalist, 2001
Brenda Strathern Late Bloomers Award honourable mention, 2003, 2004
CBC Alberta Anthology Contest, short story professional category, 2005
Alberta Book Awards, Howard O'Hagan fiction prize, honourable mention for "Pockets" published in AlbertaViews, 2009
Alberta Book Awards, Georges Bugnet Prize, shortlisted for Delivery, 2010
Betty Jane Hegerat for The Writers Guild of Alberta Golden Pen Award , 2015
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