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Cordelia Strube is a Canadian playwright and novelist.

Cordelia Strube
Cordelia Strube at the Eden Mills Writers Festival in 2016
Strube at the Eden Mills Writers' Festival in 2016
Born1960 (age 58–59)
Montreal
NationalityCanadian

Raised in Montreal, Quebec, Strube began her career as an actor. After winning a CBC Literary Award for her first radio play, Mortal, she wrote nine more radio plays for CBC Radio before publishing her debut novel, Alex & Zee, in 1994.[1] The novel was a shortlisted nominee for the Books in Canada First Novel Award. Her third novel, Teaching Pigs to Sing, was a nominee for the English-language fiction award in the 1996 Governor General's Awards.

Her novel Lemon was named to the longlist for the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize and shortlisted for the 2010 Trillium Book Award.[2] In 2016, she won the City of Toronto Book Award for On the Shores of Darkness, There Is Light.[3]

WorksEdit

NovelsEdit

  • Alex & Zee (1994)
  • Milton's Elements (1995)
  • Teaching Pigs to Sing (1996)
  • Dr. Kalbfleisch and the Chicken Restaurant (1997)
  • The Barking Dog (2000)
  • Blind Night (2004)
  • Planet Reese (2007)
  • Lemon (2009)
  • Milosz (2012)
  • On the Shores of Darkness, There Is Light (2016)

PlaysEdit

  • Fine (1985)
  • Mortal (1986)
  • Shape' (1987)
  • Scar Tissue (1987)
  • Attached (1988)
  • Caught in the Intersection (1988)
  • Marshmallow (1988)
  • Mid-Air (1989)
  • Absconder (1989)
  • On the Beach (1989)
  • Past Due (1989)

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