2012 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers Honour of Distinction

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Mariko Tamaki














Jury citation 

Mariko Tamaki paints exquisite and highly perceptive portraits of life’s many collisions of identities and desires. In the heartbreakingly brilliant graphic novel Skim, Tamaki elevates teen angst to an epic tale of alienation and romance.

About the Author

Mariko Tamaki is a writer of books, comics, and plays. Her published work includes the graphic novel Skim (with Jillian Tamaki), which was nominated for the 2008 Governor General’s Literary Award in the category of children’s literature. Tamaki’s upcoming work includes a young adult novel (you) set me on fire, to be published by Penguin Canada in September 2012; and the comic book Awago Beach Babies (with Jillian Tamaki), to be published by First Second in 2013.  

 


  
 
 

Woodcock Fund
Applications

Ongoing


Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing
First Deadline

July 5, 2017


Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
Third Deadline

July 19, 2017



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