Stenson is the author of The Trade, which was nominated for the 2000 Giller Prize and won the inaugural Grant McEwan Writer’s Award, The City of Edmonton Book Prize, and the Writers Guild of Alberta’s Georges Bugnet Novel Award. He was president of the Writers Guild of Alberta in 1996 and has twice served on the council of TWUC. He has written scripts for over 140 produced films and videos, and wrote a regular humour column for Alberta Views Magazine. He was raised on a farm in the Alberta foothills north of Chief Mountain and lives in Cochrane, Alberta.
Doubleday Canada, Fall 2014
2015 Nominee for the Forest of Reading® Evergreen Award™
Doubleday, Canada, September 2008
Governor General’s Literary Awards Finalist 2008
Globe 100 Best Book, 2008
Shortlisted for The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2009
Longlisted for the 2010 IMPAC Award