Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

GRAND PRIZE

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I can see you are all stampeding to respond to yesterday's challenge. Perhaps you have been speaking to my children, who were often promised rewards for good behaviour. Once they cottoned on, the good behaviour stopped.

The GRAND PRIZE was a kiss.

How about a virtual kiss? No? Well then, what about ephemeral notoriety on the net????????

VIRTUE IS ITS OWN REWARD.

I'm off to the tea reading. It takes hours to make me fit for public exposure. That would be hair, nails, waxing...

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Linda Rogers

Linda Rogers is the author of the novels Say My Name (Ekstasis Editions, 2000), Friday Water (Cormorant Books, 2003) and The Empress Letters (Cormorant Books, 2007). She has also published several collections of poetry, including Love in the Rainforest (Exile Editions, 1996), Heaven Cake (Sono Nis Press, 1997), The Saning (Sono Nis Press, 1999) and The Bursting Test (Guernica Editions, 2002).

Go to Linda Rogers’s Author Page