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Peggy Herring

Peggy Herring

Peggy Herring is the author of Anna, Like Thunder (Brindle & Glass, 2018) and This Innocent Corner  (Oolichan Books, 2010). She has also published short fiction in Grain, The Antigonish Review, The New Quarterly, Prism international, and This Magazine. Work with the United Nations and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has taken her all across the country and around the world.

She works and lives on the traditional territory of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples and acknowledges the Songhees, Esquimalt, and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

British Columbia


Anna, Like Thunder. 2018, Brindle & Glass
This Innocent Corner. 2010, Oolichan Books


Great Canadian Literary Hunt (3rd place) for "The Apprentice" for This Magazine, 2003
The Eleanor Abram Prize for Fiction for "Feeding the Gracklings" for The Harpweaver, 2001-02
Silver Award, Film and Video Production, Children's Issues for "Seen, Heard and Respected: The Street Children of CSKS" for Atlanta Film Festival, 1999
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