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Carellin Brooks

Carellin Brooks
Photo by James Loewen

Rhodes Scholar Carellin Brooks is the author of fresh hell: motherhood in pieces (2013), Every Inch a Woman (2011), and Wreck Beach (2007). Her latest book, a novel, is One Hundred Days of Rain (BookThug 2015). She edited the anthologies Carnal Nation , with Brett Josef Grubisic, and Bad Jobs . Winner of the Books in Canada Student Writing Award for poetry (1993), the Cassell/Pink Paper Lesbian Writing Award for non-fiction (1994), and the Institute for Contemporary Arts New Blood Award for prose (1995), Brooks lives and works in Vancouver, where she was born. Connect with Brooks at www.carellinbrooks.com or on Twitter @carellinb.

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