"Edson’s vivid portrayal of the urban area, as well as the working class and underclass, creates a vision of Saint John that highlights the discrepancy between the pre-modern idyllic notion of life in Atlantic Canada and the more complicated reality of the region."
-The New Brunswick Literary Encyclopedia
Saturday, June 14, 2008
A Place of Pretty Flowers was recently longlisted for the 2008 ReLit Awards. The ReLit Awards are, according to the Globe and Mail, “The country’s pre-eminent literary prize recognizing independent presses.”