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LITFEST Alberta

Jane Harris will be at LitFest October 15, moderating and in conversation with Teva Harrison, author of In-Between Days, a memoir about living with Cancer.

Date: Oct 15 at 2:00PM, Location: CN Theatre, MacEwan University, Event title: In-Between Days: Living with Cancer.

Jane Harris is the winner of a 2016 Alberta Literary Award, the James H. Gray Award for Short Non-Fiction, and was a finalist in the 2016 Alberta Magazine Publishers’ Association Showcase Awards for her essay, “The Unheard Patient.” Her memoir, Finding Home in the Promised Land, now out in E-Book Format through Signature Editions, is the second book by Jane Harris to be published by J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing. The first, Eugenics and the Firewall: Canada’s Nasty Little Secret was published in 2010. Jane has also contributed to two Canadian anthologies. Her articles about business, personal finance, history, faith, politics and social issues have appeared in more than a dozen publications including Write, Alberta Views, Winnipeg Free Press, Canadian Capital, Alberta Venture, Lethbridge Herald, and The Anglican Journal.

July 7, 2016 — Finding Home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile wilFinding Home cover_HRl soon be available worldwide in e-book format through Signature Editions. Stay tuned for details in next few weeks.

Jane Harris (Harris-Zsovan) has won a 2016 Alberta Literary Award. She received the James H. Gray Award for short non-fiction at the  Alberta Literary Awards Gala June 4th in Calgary, Alberta. Jane’s essay, “The Unheard Patient,” published in Alberta Views November 2015 issue was also short-listed for a 2016 Alberta Magazine Publishers Association Showcase Award (essay category.)

Jane is also the author of Finding Home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile (J. Gordon Shillingford, 2015) and Eugenics and the Firewall (J. Gordon Shillingford, 2010).

 

Finding Home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile is now available as an ebook from Signature Editions as well through Chapters, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and all major online retailers. The print version of this book is available from J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing as well as through bookstores.

Spring Updates: 

Jane will be facilitating a one dJane Harrisay workshop, “Is My Writing Good Enough?” at CASA Lethbridge, June 12, 2016. Registrations are now open: http://www.casalethbridge.ca/classes-registration/1058

Jane is a finalist in the Alberta Literary Awards, John H. Gray Award for non-fiction for “The Unheard Patient, Alberta Views, November 2015.” She was also a finalist in the 2016 Alberta Magazine Publisher’s Showcase (essay category.)  

Jane will be reading from Finding Home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile at the Lethbridge Public Library, May 13, 2016 at 7:00 pm.

Jane’s Book “Finding Home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile was reviewed in This Magazine January/February 2016 edition.

This review

 

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It’s out! Finding Home in the Promised Land a personal history of homelesssness and social exile is now in print and heading to bookstores. I will be at the Whistler Writers’ Festival, October 16-18th. More Tour and launch news to follow soon!

Finding Home in the Promised Land will be in the bookstores in mid-September. It’s already available for advance orders through Canadian independent booksellers such as McNally RobinsonAudrey’s and Shelf Life books in Canada, as well as Barnes and Noble in the US.  It is also available for pre-launch ordering through Booktopia in Australia, and well as through Amazon in Canada, the US, and UK.

Jane’s third book, Finding home in the Promised Land, a personal history of homelessness and social exile in Canada, will hit the book stores in 2015! This is Jane’s second book to be published by J. Gordon Shillingford Publishing. 

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