"Why You Should Apply for a Canada Council Grant Every Year until You Die." —By Sherwin Tjia

We found this article on the Quebec Writers Foundation website and thought that you might enjoy it. Because we are neither the writer, nor the publisher, we are simply linking back to the website for attribution's sake.

Here's "Why You Should Apply for a Canada Council Grant Every Year until You Die." A blog entry by Sherwin Tjia


Sherwin Tjia is a Montreal-based writer and illustrator. Their latest book PLUMMET is a graphic novel about a woman who wakes up one day to find herself in freefall forever. It was named one of CBC Book’s 20 Best Graphic Novels of 2019. Their Choose-Your-Own-Adventure style book from the POV of a housecat, You Are a Cat!, published in 2011, was the winner of that year’s Expozine Award for best English Book, and has never been out of print. Their collection of 1,300 haikus, The World Is a Heartbreaker, was a finalist for the 2006 A.M. Klein Poetry Award. And their first graphic novel, The Hipless Boy, was a finalist for the Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent, and also nominated for four Ignatz Awards.

Photo credits: Sherwin Tija

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