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This is a gallery of work specially created for #ThinAir2020. Spend time with writers you love, and discover some new favourites! Ceci est une galerie de travaux spécialement créée pour #ThinAir2020. Passez du temps avec des écrivains que vous aimez et découvrez de nouveaux favoris!
Gaylene Dutchyshen is a Canadian novelist who writes prairie literary fiction. After a thirty year hiatus, she returned to the University of Manitoba to complete her Bachelor of Arts degree, then completed the Creative Writing program from Humber College, working with Sandra Birdsell on a first draft of her novel, A Strange Kind of Comfort. It was published by Dundurn Press in January, 2020.
Gaylene has worked as a newspaper reporter and freelance journalist, served as a school trustee and provincial agriculture board member, all while raising three children and operating a large grain and cattle farm with her husband,Wayne, in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba.
She enjoys gardening, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. She is at work on her second novel, returning to the fictional town of Ross Prairie, to tell the story of siblings, Tom and Marissa Nychuk.
Winnipeg is located in Treaty One territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. THIN AIR, the annual celebration produced by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, strives to honour the First People’s rich tradition of sharing stories as the ground for building genuine community and restoring right relations.
Winnipeg est située sur le territoire du Traité n ° 1, sur les terres traditionnelles des peuples Anishinaabeg, Cris, Oji-Cri, Dakota et Dene, ainsi que sur la patrie de la Nation métisse. THIN AIR, la célébration annuelle produite par le Winnipeg International Writers Festival, s’efforce d’honorer la riche tradition de partage d’histoires des Premiers Peuples comme base pour bâtir une communauté authentique et rétablir de bonnes relations.