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2018 Autumn Byline

2018 Autumn Byline


How CAA Helped an Idea Grow, by Arlene Smith

“Child of the Fifties,” Poetry by Marianne Jones

Our 2018-19 Meetings

Report on the Canadian Writers Summit

Protect Your Data, by Barbara Florio Graham

“”Ode to Invisible Sounds,” by Gill Foss

Report from the CAA National Chair

Rules of the Road, Short Story by Adrienne Stevenson

The Reservoir Man, Short Story by Anne-Marie Beattie

CAA Fred Kerner Book Award

Ahmad Danny Ramadan
Ahmad Danny Ramadan is a Syrian-Canadian author, public speaker, storyteller and an LGBTQ-refugee activist. His debut novel, The Clothesline Swing, won Independent Publisher Book Award for Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Trans Fiction, was named among the Best Books of 2017 by the Globe and Mail and Toronto Star. It was longlisted for Canada Reads 2018 and shortlisted for the Evergreen Award 2018.

About the Award
The Fred Kerner Book Award is awarded annually to a Canadian Authors member who has the best overall book published in the previous calendar year.
Fred Kerner was a devoted and longtime CAA member. An Honorary President of the association until his passing in 2011 at 90, Fred was an author, journalist, editor, teacher, and mentor. He wrote more than twelve books and also wrote for magazines, radio and TV, and he gave unstintingly of his time to assist emerging writers.