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Rona Altrows

Photo: Jennifer Tzanakos 2010

Rona Altrows was born and raised in Montreal and has lived in Calgary since 1979. Both cities inform her work. She started writing in earnest in 1994. Fiction is the queen she serves; she also pens plays, essays and songs. Her greatest inspiration is everyday life.

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A Run on Hose. Thistledown Press, 2006
Key In Lock. Recliner Books, 2010


City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Award for A Run on Hose, 2006
Finalist, Howard O'Hagan for Short Fiction for A Run on Hose, 2007
Brenda Strathern Award, 2001
Stephen Leacock Limerick Award, Orillia International Poetry Competition, 1995
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