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Jane Eaton Hamilton

Jane Eaton Hamilton is the author of seven books of fiction and poetry. Hamilton's book July Nights was shortlisted for a BC Book Prize and Hunger was shortlisted for the Ferro-Grumley Award. Body Rain, their first book of poetry, was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, and their chapbook, Going Santa Fe, won the League of Canadian Poets Poetry Chapbook Award. A pseudonymous memoir was on the Guardian’s Best of the Year list and was a Sunday Times bestseller. Hamilton has been included in the Journey Prize anthology and Best Canadian Short Stories, and has been cited in Best American Short Stories. They have won many prizes for short fiction, including, twice, the PRISM International short fiction contest, and first prize in the CBC Literary Awards. Hamilton has been published in the New York Times, Seventeen magazine, Salon, Numero Cinq, Macleans, the Globe and Mail, the Missouri Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review and many other places.