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Betty Jane Hegerat

Betty Jane Hegerat

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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.



Running Toward Home. 2006, NeWest Press
A Crack in the Wall . 2008, Oolichan Books
Delivery. 2009, Oolichan Books
The Boy. 2011, Oolichan Books
Odd One Out. 2016, Oolichan Books


Alberta Book Awards George Bugnet Fiction Award (finalist) for Delivery, 2010
City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Award (finalist) for The Boy, 2012
Alberta Book Awards Wilfrid Eggleston Award for Non-fiction (finalist) for The Boy, 2012
High Plains Book Awards (finalist) for The Boy, 2012
Writers Guild of Alberta Gold Pen Award for lifetime achievement in writing for body of work, 2015
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