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Merilyn Simonds (Merilyn Simonds)

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Born: 1949 AD
Currently alive, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: Canadian
Categories: Writers

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1949 - Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

 

         - Educated at the University of Western Ontario.

 

1989 - Greg Clark Award, for magazine journalism.

 

1990 - Canadian Science Writers' Award, for magazine journalism.

 

1991 - Worked as a freelance writer, a magazine editor.

 

         - Simonds also co-wrote the book accompaniment to the controversial CBC Television documentary The Valour and the Horror.

 

1995 - Finalist Science in Society Children's Book Award, for "Fit to Drink".

 

1996 - Finalist, Governor General's Award for Non-Fiction, for "The Convict Lover", the Arthur Ellis Award for Non-Fiction and CBA Author of the year.

 

1996 - Winner of Connaught Medal for magazine journalism.

 

1997 - Talking Book of the Year Award for Non-Fiction.


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