Anderson-Dargatz, Gail

ANDERSON-DARGATZ, Gail, writer (b 1963, Salmon Arm). After working as a journalist in her native SALMON ARM, she studied creative writing at UNIV OF VICTORIA, where she was encouraged by the novelist Jack HODGINS. She won a CBC literary competition in 1992 and her first book, a short-story collection, The Miss Hereford Stories (1994), was nominated for the Stephen Leacock Award for humour. But it was the publication of her first novel, A Cure for Death by Lightning (1996), that propelled her...

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