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Vanna Tessier


Vanna Tessier is a novelist, poet and freelance reviewer who likes to share her views with the public and other writers. She can be both a teacher and a student. Her work is at times performed on stage. She translates prose and poetry and she edits anthologies including poems from all over the world. Her poetry and her stories are often featured in literary magazines and broadcast on CBC Radio. Always searching for new challenges, she is willing to work hard for a good story.

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Thistle Creek. Edmonton, AB: Snowapple Press, 2000.
Moodseeds. Edmonton, AB: Snowapple Press, 1999.
Gypsy Drums. Edmonton, AB: Snowapple Press, 1996.
The Walking Stick. Edmonton, AB: Snowapple Press, 1994.
Missing Bones. Edmonton, AB: Snowapple Press, 1993.


Poet's Corner Award for Peppermint Night, 2002.
Shortlisted, Howard O'Hagan Award for Gypsy Drums, 1997.
Shortlisted, Milton Acorn Memorial Award for Brandy Moon, 1996.
First Prize, Rhymes of Spring Award for Coffee Break, 1994.
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