2018 Judges

Rolli

Rolli

Rolli is the author of numerous books for adults and children including The Sea-Wave (Guernica Editions), which was longlisted for the Saboteur Award, and Kabungo (Groundwood), which won the 2015/2016 Joan Betty Stuchner Award. His short fiction has appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, The Walrus and other outlets. Rolli lives in Regina, Saskatchewan. Visit his website (rollistuff.com) and follow him on Twitter @rolliwrites.

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Val Stone

Often found curled up with her three dogs, Valerie enjjoys a good read. With a diploma in Busiess Management from Ryerson, her love for reading and intergrating it with career choices came apparent early. Soon workinng and books went hand in hand. Bookstore manager, stay at home mom and later a library assistant all allowed herto discover a wide variety of literature. Reading is a daily routine aand stories are consumed at a voracious speed. Now sem-retired, VAlerie is a software grphical designer, grows her own organic fruit and vegetables, does extensive ornamental and habitat gardening, and provides a permanent home for several rescued and retired animals.

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