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Contest! Expand Your Point of View with Powerful Life Writing from Wilfrid Laurier University Press

WLU contest

Progressive, innovative, and timely, the books put out by Wilfrid Laurier University Press are some of the best and most interesting nonfiction around.

We've got a great end of summer treat with today's contest - a package of powerful life writing that will take you on journeys through a search for home, the tensions between religious tradition and new ideas, and a beautiful and complex mother-daughter relationship. Check out the titles below to learn more, and don't miss your chance to enter!

The WLU Press Life Writing Prize Pack includes one copy of each of:

What the Oceans Remember: Searching for Belonging and Home by Sonja Boon

My Basilian Priesthood, 1961-1967 by Michael Quealey

Bird-Bent Grass: A Memoir, in Pieces by Kathleen Venema

To enter, send us an email at with your name, full mailing address, and the subject line "WLU Press Life Writing Contest"

To be eligible, entries must be received by 11:59pm on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Contest is open to Canadian residents only; one entry per person will be accepted. 

One winner will be chosen at random and notified via email after the contest's closing. 

Good luck to everyone who enters and thanks to Wilfrid Laurier University Press for generously providing this prize pack.