I am so honoured to have been shortlisted for this award sponsored by the Shevchenko Foundation. This award recognizes work that “explores Ukrainian Canadian themes that contribute to the literary arts in Canada.” Congratulations to my fellow nominees:
Larissa Andrusyshyn, Mammoth
Myrna Kostash, Prodigal Daughter: A Journey to Byzantium
Myroslav Shkandrij, Jews in Ukrainian Literature: Representation and Identity
Rhea Tregebov, The Knife Sharpener’s Bell
I look forward to meeting you all at the ceremony to be held in Toronto this spring.