Author Tags: Education, Fiction, Local History

Born in Dawson Creek, B.C. in 1962, Connolly grew up in the Okanagan Valley. Holding an M.A. from UVIC, he wrote Dancewater Blues (Oolichan Books, 1990), the story about a young Native on Okanagan Lake who fights to save the lake monster, “Naitaka” or Ogopogo, from entrepreneurs. He also wrote Rough Diamond: An Oral History of Shawnigan Lake School (Shawnigan Lake School, 1992).

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[BCBW 2003] "Fiction" "Local History" "Education"