2011 Journey Prize Finalist


Journey Cover 2011


Ross Klatte
"First-Calf Heifer"

The New Orphic Review




Ross Klatte



About the Story

Over the course of a single day, the eldest son of a cattle farmer must contend with new rites and old burdens, in an elemental story of fathers and sons.

About the Author

Ross Klatte, born in Minneapolis and raised on a Minnesota dairy farm, immigrated to Canada in 1971. His fiction has appeared in Event and The New Orphic Review, and he is the author of Leaving the Farm (Oolichan Books, 2007), a memoir that began as the prize-winning essay for the 1990 CBC Literary Awards. He’s now at work on a novel about going back-to-the-land in British Columbia at the end of the Sixties. He and his wife live near Balfour, B.C.

 


 

 

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Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing

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September 19 for books published between June 20 and September 18, 2018

 

Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction
and Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize

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July 18 for books published between May 16 and Sept 30, 2018

 

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