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Sandra Birdsell

Photo: Don Hall 2010

Sandra Birdsell was born and raised in Manitoba the fifth of ten children. She began publishing in 1982 at the age of forty and has since published three books of short fiction, and five novels. She has lived in various provinces and now calls Saskatchewan her home. She is presently at work on a novel.

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Children of the Day. Random House Canada, 2005.
The Russlander. McClelland and Stewart, 2001; USA: Milkweed Editions, 2004.
The Town That Floated Away. Harper Collins, 1997.
The Two-Headed Calf. McClelland & Stewart, 1997.
The Chrome Suite. McClelland & Stewart, 1992; Great Britian: Virago Press, 1994.
Waiting For Joe. Random House, 2010


Nominated, The Giller Prize for The Russlander, 2001.
Nominated, The Governor General's Award for The Two-Headed Calf, 1997.
The Marion Engel Award, 1993.
Nominated, The Governor General's Award for The Chrome Suite, 1992.
Cheryl and Henry Kloppenburg Award, 2014
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


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