Author Tags: Fiction
James Sherrett has an English degree from the University of Manitoba. He has worked as a publisher (with Jesse James Press, a company he co-founded) and as an e-commerce and e-publishing director. In 1996 he won a Manitoba Literary Award as the Heaven Chapbook of the Year for Up in Ontario. That chapbook became the basis for his first novel, Up in Ontario. The story contained in the chapbook forms one of the middle chapters of the novel, Up in Ontario.
DATE OF BIRTH: Sept. 10, 1975
PLACE OF BIRTH: Winnipeg
ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1998
EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Entrepreneur
AWARDS: Manitoba Literary Award as the Heaven Chapbook of the Year (1996)
Up in Ontario (Turnstone Press, 2003)
[BCBW 2008] "Fiction"