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The Shade Tree wins 2020 Guernica Prize

The Shade Tree has been selected as this year’s Guernica Prize Winner. The Guerica Prize jury described The Shade Tree as “an emotional, complex work that presents difficult, important questions at a high
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The Shade Tree is short-listed for Guernica Prize

2020 Shortlisted for the Guernica Prize for Literary Fiction (the prize recognises the best Canadian unpublished manuscript that pushes boundaries
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CBC Radio Interview with Theresa

On World Down Syndrome Day Portia Clark speaks with Edmonton author Theresa Shea. Her book, The Unfinished Child tells the story of three women faced with difficult moral choices around
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Review: The Unfinished Child

Angelique (Maple Books) There’s nothing as terrifying as being told your newborn “will be sick a good deal and require special medical and nursing care, which cannot be given at
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The Unfinished Child: review by The Bookwheel

In 1947, a young woman named Margaret gave birth to a mongoloid and had her institutionalized. Fast forward to present day and Marie, age, 39, finds out she’s pregnant and
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Part Two: The Unfinished Child Interview

Amy Julia BeckerChristian Times As the parent of typically-developing children, what prompted you to write the book? Do you see any parallels between your experience as a mother and the
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