HILLES, Robert




Author Tags: Fiction, Poetry

In 2004, when he and his partner Pearl Luke, a novelist, were dividing their time between Saltspring Island and Calgary, Robert Hilles released A Gradual Rain (Doubleday, 2004), a novel about hard choices made in the German countryside during World War II and in Winnipeg’s mean streets during the 1960s. Previously Hilles’ Raising of Voices won the Writers Guild of Alberta award for best novel and he won the Governor General’s Award or poetry in the same year for Cantos from a Small Room.

[BCBW 2004] "Fiction" "Poetry"

A Gradual Ruin (Doubleday, 2004)
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Also now living on Salt Spring Island with his novelist/partner Pearl Luke, as well as in Calgary, Robert Hilles has released A Gradual Ruin (Doubleday, 2004), a novel about hard choices made in the German countryside during World War II and in Winnipeg’s mean streets during the 1960s. Previously Hilles’ Raising of Voices won the Writers Guild of Alberta award for best novel and he’s won the Governor General’s Award for poetry.

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[BCBW Summer 2004]