Wednesday, September 8, 2021

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? #5 ~ Dora Dueck


Next up in my; "Where Are They Now?" series, is: Dora Dueck. Dora, whose maiden name was Doerksen, graduated from Prairie College in 1971.

Dora is an award-winning writer, former editor, avid reader, and lay historian. She is the author of four books of fiction, as well as articles, essays, and short stories in a variety of journals. All That Belongs (Turnstone Press 2019) is her newest book. Her novel This Hidden Thing won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year prize at the 2011 Manitoba Book Awards and her short story collection What You Get at Home won the 2013 High Plains Award for short fiction. Her novella “Mask” was the winner of The Malahat Review’s 2014 novella contest.

She and her late husband Helmut have three adult children and nine grandchildren. She grew up in Alberta, lived many years in Winnipeg, and now resides in Delta, B.C.