Deborah Keahey was awarded the 1999 John Hirsch Award for most promising Manitoba writer and the 1994-95 Heaven Chapbook Award for the d word. She also wrote Making it Home: Place in Canadian Prairie Literature. Keahey has spent time in Calgary, Italy, Texas, Tennessee, Michigan, and Manitoba. She currently lives in British Columbia.
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