Dundurn Press is thrilled to announce that our author, Brent van Staalduinen has won the Kerry Schooley Book Award at the 28th Annual Hamilton Literary Awards.
Brent van Staalduinen’s fiction novel, Boy, is a story as magical as it is real, that asks, if you could stop and restart time for a second chance, would you? Boy’s final year of high school is unraveling as his family’s tragic past, and its complicated present have caught up to him, and his marks are slipping, jeopardizing all of his plans.
Congratulations to Brent!
The Hamilton Literary Awards is an annual event with the goal of recognizing and celebrating the best of our region’s published authors. The Awards are presented for books of outstanding merit and quality in the categories of Fiction, Poetry and Non-fiction by authors residing in Hamilton, Hamilton Region and on the Six Nations of the Grand River. Learn more here.
Brent van Staalduinen is the author of the novel Saints, Unexpected. He is the winner of the Bristol Short Story Prize, Fiddlehead’s Best Short Fiction Award, and the Lush Triumphant Literary Award. Brent lives in Hamilton, Ontario.