Writer Raised in BC a Finalist for Two Prestigious Literary Prizes

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Adina Bresge
CBC News

Terese Marie Mailhot's debut memoir, Heart Berries, is a finalist for two of Canada's most prestigious literary prizes, the Governor General's Literary Awards and the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction. In her best-selling book, Mailhot chronicles her impoverished upbringing on the Seabird Island First Nation in British Columbia's Fraser Valley.