Writer in Residence Retrospective – Monica Hughes (1988)

Monica Hughes has the great distinction of being the first Writer in Residence for the EPL (according to the EPL’s website: “The Board initiated and applied for funding from AFLA for a writer-in-residence program, featuring Monica Hughes, as an anniversary project.”)

A prolific author, she penned over thirty-five novels, won the Governor General’s award twice, and was made a member of the Order of Canada.

She passed away in 2003.

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