Kelowna writer gunning for national short story prize

Bronwyn Berg’s story Get Well Soon (And Best Wishes) is in the running to win the CBC Short Story Prize.
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KELOWNA - A local writer has made the longlist of finalists for the 2016 CBC Short Story Prize.

Bronwyn Berg’s story Get Well Soon (And Best Wishes) is in the running to win a 10-day writing residency at The Banff Centre and $6,000 from the Canada Council for the Arts. Her story will also be published in Air Canada enRoute magazine.

According to her bio, Berg was first published at the age of only 10. Originally from Calgary, she moved to Kelowna to study creative writing at UBC Okanagan. A serious brain injury forced her to drop out of school but she has continued writing while dealing with 'a life-altering disability'.

The shortlist will be announced April 13.

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