Meira Cook Books & Biography
MEIRA COOK’s first novel, The House on Sugarbush Road, won the 2013 McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year Award and was a nominee for the Winnipeg Public Library’s On The Same Page competition. Her poetry won first place in the CBC Literary Awards in 2007, garnered a Manitoba Publishing Award (a “Maggie”), and has been featured in Winnipeg Transit’s “Poetry in Motion” program. Two of her poems were on the longlist for the 2013 CBC Writes contest. She won the inaugural Walrus Poetry Prize in 2012, and one of her poems was on the shortlist for the 2013 Walrus Poetry Prize. Meira was also the 2013 writer-in-residence for the Winnipeg Public Library.