Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Congratulations to Caroline Pignat, winner of the GG's Literary Award for 2009!

Well! I just heard that my friend and writing mentor, Caroline Pignat, has been awarded the Governer General's Literary Award for 2009! How fantastic! It's for her wonderful book, Greener Grass.

Caroline Pignat's Greener Grass: The Famine Years follows the disintegration of the Byrne family during Ireland’s Great Famine of 1847, when landlords ruled without mercy, children could be taken away to prison, and thousands were left to starve. A timeless story of courage, family loyalty and the resilience of the human spirit.

I'm so happy for her. And man, does this ever serve to spur me on to keep pushing forward towards publication of my own book!


1 comment:

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