AWARDS

 

Jon Whyte Essay Contest, Alberta Literary Awards, 2012

 

Short listed, Prism magazine non-fiction award, 2011

 

Winner Jon Whyte Essay Contest, Alberta Book Awards, 2000

 

American Heart Award for Fiction

 

Western Magazine Awards for Fiction

 

Short listed, James H Gray award for non-fiction, Alberta Literary Awards, 2010

 

Short listed, Howard O'Hagan award for a collection short fiction, Alberta Book Awards, 2000

 

Short listed Writers Union of Canada postcard story contest

 

 

 

GRANTS

 

Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2003, 2001

 

Banff Centre, Wired Writing Studio, 2001-2002

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

 

Speak Mandarin not Dialect, 1999, Thistledown Press, 149 pages

 

The Errant Husband

 

Magazines and Anthologies

 

Acclaim (England), vol. 2, #4, 1995

 

Albertaviews, Sept 2000

 

Alberta Rebound, Ed. A. van Herk NeWest Press, 1990

 

Boundless Alberta, Ed. A. van Herk NeWest Press, 1993

 

The Capilano Review, series 2:13, 1994

 

Dandelion, 1989.

 

The Dinosaur Review, Spring, 1988

 

Fresh Tracks: Writing the Western Landscape, Ed. P. Banting, Polestar Press, 1998

 

The Issues Collection - Families in Transition, T. Fenwick, McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1994

 

The Issues Collection - Travel and Tourism, J. Wowk, C. Mayne, McGraw-Hill Ryerson 1995

 

Kaleidoscope: Exploring the Experience of Disablity through Literature and the Fine Arts

(U.S.A.), Nos 33, 1996 and 48, 2004

 

The Malahat Review, #167, summer 2009

 

The New Quarterly, #`122, Spring 2012

 

Other Voices, vol. 1, #3, 1990, Vol. 7, #4, 1994 and vol. 11, #1 1998

 

Prairie Fire, vol. 12, #2, 1991

 

Prism, vol 49:3, 2011

 

Room magazine, vol:4, 2009

 

Room of One's Own, 18:4, 1995

 

Shy: The Anthology, Edited by N.K. Lewis and R. Altrows, University of Alberta Press, 2012

 

Walk Myself Home. An Anthology to End Violence against Women. Edited by A. Routley Caitlin Press, 2010.

 

Zygote, vol. 2, #4, 1995

Waiting, Edited by R. Altrows and J. Sedivy, University of Alberta Press, 2018,

 

You Look Good for Your Age, Edited by R. Altrows, University of Alberta Press, 2021