2012 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers

 Kathy Friedman

Kathy Friedman
“At the Bottom of the Garden”







Jury Citation

"'At the Bottom of the Garden' is a risky, strange, and mesmerizing story, taking the reader through a door that seems familiar, but that opens on to a world whose dimensions and meanings have been turned inside-out, magnified, and understood anew. Through prose that is both rich in detail and complex in meaning, Kathy Friedman shuttles us into the heart of an old South Africa where a child learns to recognize darkness in the most ordinary of places."

About the Author

Kathy Friedman was born in South Africa and now lives in Toronto. Her work has appeared in Grain, Geist, Room, This Magazine, and the anthology Brave New Play Rites (Anvil Press). She is currently completing an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph, and is at work on a collection of linked short stories. She is twenty-nine.

 

 


  
 
 

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