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Pam Bustin

Photo: Debra Marshall - 2008

Pam Bustin was born in Regina SK and raised in a host of small towns across the prairies.  She currently lives MOSTLY in Chapleau Ontario with a lovely man and 10,001 books - though she still tends to wander.

Pam’s play Saddles in the Rain had its world premiere at 25th Street Theatre in Saskatoon, won the John V. Hicks Manuscript Award and is published in the anthology The West of all Possible Worlds. Her other stage plays include barefoot and The Passage of Georgia O'Keeffe which have traveled to Fringe Theatre Festivals across Canada.  Three of her radio dramas (Coffee in Lloyd, The White Car Project and Talking with the Dead) have aired nationally on the CBC and her fiction and non-fiction work has appeared in The New Quarterly, Cahoots Magazine, Spring! and Transitions.

Her novel, Mostly Happy, won the First Book and Fiction awards at the Saskatchewan Book Awards (2008), made the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association's YA Top Forty Fiction List and won the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award (2010).

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c/o Writers' Union of Canada


Mostly Happy. Thistledown Press, 2008


Saskatchewan Book Award - FICTION for Mostly Happy, 2008
Saskatchewan Book Award - Brenda Riches award for FIRST BOOK for Mostly Happy, 2008
White Pine Award (Ontario Library Association) for Mostly Happy, 2010
John V Hicks Manuscript Award for Saddles in the Rain, 2002
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