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Gloria Sawai

Occupation  author
Education  Augsburg College
Role  Author

Name  Gloria Sawai
Nationality  Canada
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Born  Gloria Ruth Ostrem 20 December 1932 Minneapolis, Minnesota (1932-12-20)
Died  July 20, 2011, Edmonton, Canada
Books  A Song for Nettie Johnson, The Day I Sat With Jesus, Three Times Five: Short Stories, Neighbour : a Play for Children
Awards  Governor General's Award for English-language fiction

Notable awards  Governor General's Awards

Gloria Sawai (20 December 1932 – 20 July 2011), born Gloria Ruth Ostrem in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was an American-born fiction author, based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She died on 20 July 2011.


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In early childhood, she moved with her family to Saskatchewan, then in her youth to Alberta. Her father was a Lutheran minister.

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  • 1948: Camrose Lutheran College (today the University of Alberta Augustana Faculty) (Camrose, Alberta).
  • October 2003: Received Distinguished Alumni Award
  • 1953: Bachelor of Arts, Augsburg College (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
  • 1977: Master of Fine Arts, University of Montana (Missoula, Montana)
  • Awards and recognition

  • 2002: fiction winner, Governor General's Award, A Song for Nettie Johnson
  • References

    Gloria Sawai Wikipedia

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