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STARFest facts

Marina Endicott's novel, Good to a Fault, won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book, Canada and the Caribbean, and was a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her next novel, The Little Shadows, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s award and longlisted for the Giller Prize, as was her last book, Close to Hugh. Endicott lives in Alberta most of the time.


Born in Golden, BC,Marina Endicott grew up in Nova Scotia and Toronto. She worked as an actor before moving to London, England, where she began to write fiction. After returning to Canada, she worked in theatre as a director and dramaturge in Saskatoon. Later, she and her husband moved to Mayerthorpe, AB, before moving to Edmonton. Marina Endicott currently splits her time between Edmonton, where she teaches at MacEwan University, and Saskatoon.


Jacqueline Baker's short story collection, A Hard Witching, was shortlisted for the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award and the Alberta Book Award for short fiction. Her novels are The Horseman’s Graves, and The Broken Hours, a ghost story about the final days of H.P. Lovecraft’s life. She teaches creative writing at MacEwan University in Edmonton.

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