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J. Jill Robinson fonds
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3.25 m of textual records
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J. Jill Robinson was born and raised in Langley, B.C. She earned a B.A. and M.A. in English literature from the University of Calgary and a M.F.A. from the University of Alaska at Fairbanks. Robinson began writing seriously in 1987 after attending the Banff School of Fine Arts. A writer of fiction both short and long, and of creative non-fiction, she has published four collections of short stories: Residual Desire. Coteau Books (2003); Eggplant Wife. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press Limited (1995); Lovely in Her Bones. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press Limited (1993); and Saltwater Trees. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press Limited (1991). In addition to her writing Robinson was the 24th Writer-in-Residence, Saskatoon Public Library for 2004-2005, the editor of Grain magazine 1995-1999 and has been a teacher of English Literature and Creative Writing since 1985. Among her many awards are two Saskatchewan Book Awards for Residual Desire (2003), the Howard O Hagan Prize for Short Fiction collection, the Alberta Writers Guild for Lovely In Her Bones in (1993), the co-winner of Event's non-fiction contest (1991) and the winner of the Prism International Fiction contest (1989). Robinson lives in Saskatoon.
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This fonds contains material related to the writings of J. Jill Robinson including works complete and incomplete, publish and unpublished. This fonds also contains material related to professional activities such as editing, readings and interaction with publishers and other writers.
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