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Sharon Brown

Sharon Brown

Brown
Photo: Russell Kellett

Brown has just completed “God is a Gun”, a novel set in Canada in 1967. She is also currently researching and writing a non-fiction book: “The Silver Bowl: Family and Empire”. It follows the exploits of, dozens of Northern Irish farmer’s sons – all related to one another – who were pivotal in developing banking and stock exchange systems in the Far East in the late 19th Century. Some of the research can be viewed at: www.user.dccnet.com/s.brown/ . Brown lives with her husband Andreas Schroeder in Roberts Creek on the Sunshine Coast.

City:
Robert’s Creek, BC

Publications

Some Become Flowers: Living with Dying at Home. Harbour Publishing, Pender Harbour, 1994.

Awards

Winner, BC Book Prize Creative Non-Fiction Award, 1993.
Shortlsited, Van City Book Prize, 1994.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Presentation Length:
60 min.
Genre:
Non-Fiction
Grades:
7-8
Audience Size:
flexible