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Jenny Heijun Wills

2019

Jenny Heijun Wills is a writer and scholar from Winnipeg, Manitoba. She teaches writing, race studies, and literary studies at the University of Winnipeg. 

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related: A Memoiur. McClelland & Stewart, Penguin Random House Canada, 2019
Adoption & Multiculturalism: Europe, The Americas, and the Pacific. University of Michigan Press, 2020

Awards

Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Non-Fiction Prize for Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related: A Memoir, 2019
Eileen McTavish Sykes Best First Book for Older Sister. Not Necessarily Related: A Memoir, 2020
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
Yes

WITS

Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$$
GST:
GST not applicable

Equity Initiative

As part of the Union’s Equity Implementation Plan, we are committed to increasing awareness of authors who are Black, Indigenous, racialized, LGBTQI2S, or living with a disability. This author identifies as:

  • Black, Indigenous, and/or racialized
  • LGBTQI2S