More About Lapointe, Anna
Anna Lapointe joined GPRC in 2012. She completed her PhD in literature (Canadian literature and science fiction) at the University of Manitoba in 2011. Before that, she lived in rural Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Quebec City, St John’s, South Korea, and Winnipeg. She teaches literature and creative writing at GPRC and edits The Waggle magazine.
Writing as Annette Lapointe, Anna has published three acclaimed books of fiction: Stolen (2006), Whitetail Shooting Gallery (2012), and You Are Not Needed Now (2017).
Anna would like to acknowledge that she resides on Treaty 8 territory and would like to thank the Indigenous communities of this region for their care and stewardship of these lands since time immemorial. In addition, she is incredibly grateful to these communities for allowing her to be a visitor on their land.
Bachelor of Arts University of Saskatchewan 1999
Master of Arts University of Saskatchewan 2003
Doctorate University of Manitoba 2011
Areas of Expertise
Creative writing, science fiction, gender and culture, gender and technology
Managing Editor - The Waggle magazine
Books (all as Annette Lapointe)
You Are Not Needed Now (Anvil Press, 2017) - short story collection
review - The Globe & Mail
review - Quill & Quire
review - Winnipeg Free Press
Whitetail Shooting Gallery (Anvil Press, 2012) - novel
Finalist for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year, 2013.
Stolen (Anvil Press, 2006) - novel
Giller Prize nominee, Books in Canada first novel prize finalist, chosen "Best of the Year" by The Globe and Mail
Winner of Saskatchewan Book Awards for First Novel and Saskatonian Novel