I would like to extend my congratulations to two former and one present WordsWorth instructors whose writing has made the 2012 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist.
2012 Alberta Literary Awards Shortlist
R. Ross Annett Award for Children’s Literature
• Jacqueline Guest (Bragg Creek)—Ghost Messages, Coteau Books.
• Barb Howard (Bragg Creek)—The Dewpoint Show, Fitzhenry & Whiteside
• Cathy Ostlere (Calgary)—Karma, Puffin Canada
Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Story
Barb Howard (Bragg Creek)—“Breaking the Mould” in FreeFall Magazine
Thank you for inspiring WordsWorth writers in small Kamp Kiwanis classrooms (and beyond) and for writing stories in your unique and powerful ways.
I wish the three of you luck and many, many celebrations along the way (and beyond).
For the full list of authors who have been shortisted for these honourable Alberta awards, please go to :