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Dolly Dennis’ Loddy-Dah Nominated for the Exporting Alberta Award

Loddy DahWe are happy to announce that Dolly DennisLoddy-Dah (Guernica Editions, Spring 2014) is one of eight books nominated for the Exporting Alberta Award by the Canadian Authors Association.

The Exporting Alberta Award consists of a $1000 prize given to a CAA Alberta Branch member or current contractor who has the best overall book published in 2014. The prize money is to assist with out-of-province book promotion.

On Friday, May 15th, Dolly Dennis will be taking part in the Exporting Alberta Award Presentation and Gala which will be held at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church (10037 84th Avenue) in Edmonton. The doors open at 7:30 PM, and the Gala begins at 8 PM. Refreshments and cake will be served.

The winner will be announced at the end of the program.

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Dolly Dennis’ Loddy Dah follows Loddy and the troupe from The Garage Theatre as their lives unfold against the backdrop of political events in Montreal starting with EXPO 67 and ending in 1970 with the October Crisis. With the city as background, Loddy-Dah explores issues of self-identity and self-acceptance, the magic of friendship and love, and the power of resilience in the face of adversity.

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