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Claudia Cornwall

Claudia Cornwall

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Claudia Cornwall is a freelance writer, the author of six books.  She has also been published in many Canadian magazines and newspapers including The Globe & Mail, Reader's Digest, (the Canadian, the international and the Mainland China editions), BC Business, as well as the on-line magazine, Tyee. Claudia is a creative non-fiction writing mentor in Simon Fraser University's Writer's Studio. She lives in North Vancouver with her husband and cat.



Battling Melanoma: One couple's struggle from diagnosis to cure. Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
Catching Cancer: the quest for its viral and bacterial causes. Rowman & Littlefield, 2013
At the World's Edge: Curt Lang's Vancouver, 1937-1998. Mother Tongue Publishing, 2011
Letter from Vienna: a daughter discovers her family's Jewish past. Douglas & McIntyre, 1996
The Life and Art of Frank Molnar, Jack Hardman, LeRoy Jensen. Mother Tongue Publishing, 2009
BC in Flames: stories from a blazing summer. Harbour Books, 2020


Short-listed, Canadian Science Writers Association Book Awards (2013), 2013
Winner, Booklist Editor’s Choice Award , 2013
Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize for Letter from Vienna: a daughter discovers her family's Jewish past, 1996
Finalist, Vancouver Book Award, 2012
Journalism Award for Canadian Institutes of Health Research, 2009
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