news | Friday March 21, 2014
Congratulations to Bev Sellars! Her memoir, They Called Me Number One: Secrets and Survival at an Indian Residential School, has won the 2014 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature!
The George Ryga Award is given each year to a British Columbia writer who has achieved an outstanding degree of social awareness owing to a new book published in the preceding calendar year. Books chosen for the shortlist are outstanding works of both literary and social value that open up discussion about social and cultural issues.
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Bev Sellars received her award last evening in a presentation at Okanagan College in Kelowna.