Caterina Edwards


Caterina Edwards’ latest book, her sixth, The Sicilian Wife was named a Best Books of 2015 by The National Post.  Her previous book, Finding Rosa: A Mother With Alzheimer’s/ A Daughter’s Search for the Past, won the Writers Guild of Alberta Award for Nonfiction, the Bressani Prize for Writing on Immigration, and was  shortlisted for the City of Edmonton Book Prize. She has also won the WGA Award for Short Fiction for a collection of stories The Island of the Nightingale, and the Edna Staebler Award in 2013 for her personal essay on Moldovian migrant workers. Her play Homeground was shortlisted for the WGA drama prize and the docudrama The Great Antonio was chosen to represent Canada in an international radio competition. Caterina Edwards: Essays on Her Works was the first book published in Guernica Editions Series on Canadian Writers. Caterina was recently inducted into the city of Edmonton Cultural Hall of Fame.