Categories: Female Authors - Anglophone Authors - Novelists - Authors of Young Adult Literature - Saint John River Valley
Riel Nason grew up in Hawkshaw, NB and now lives in Quispamsis with her husband and two children. She graduated from Nackawic High School a long time ago.
How has New Brunswick influenced your work?
I am pretty much a life-long New Brunswicker. I can't imagine setting the books I write anywhere else.
What is your favourite New Brunswick book, and why?
Mercy Among the Children and The Bay of Love and Sorrows both by David Adams Richards.
What do you consider to be the highlight of your career so far?
Winning the Commonwealth Book Prize for Canada and Europe for The Town That Drowned.
|Frye Academy Award - 2013||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Finalist, Ontario Library Association Red Maple Fiction Award, 2013 - 2013||In recognition of: The Town that Drowned|
|Longlisted, International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2013 - 2013||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Canada Reads Top 5, Atlantic Provinces - 2013||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Selected, Woodstock Reads Town-Wide Read - 2013||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Commonwealth Book Prize (Canada and Europe) - 2012||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Margaret and John Savage First Book Award - 2012||In recognition of: The town that drowned|
|Finalist, Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award - 2012||In recognition of: The Town that Drowned|
The Town that Drowned