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Rhea Tregebov

Born in Saskatoon and raised in Winnipeg, Rhea Tregebov is the author of eight critically acclaimed collections of poetry, most recently Talking to Strangers, released in 2024 by Signal Editions, Vehicule Press. Her novel, Rue des Rosiers, (Wolsak & Wynn, 2019) was short-listed for the Ethel Wilson BC and Yukon Book Prize and won the Nancy Richler Award for Fiction. Her first novel, The Knife Sharpener's Bell,  was listed as a Top 100 Globe & Mail book, and was shortlisted for the Kobzar Prize. In addition to her poetry and fiction, she has edited ten anthologies, including Arguing with the Storm: Stories by Yiddish Women Writers. She has also written five popular children's picture books, including Sasha and the Wiggly Tooth and The Big Storm. Tregebov studied English at the University of Manitoba and Cornell, and earned her Master's Degree at Boston University. She lives in Vancouver, where she is an Associate Professor Emerita of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia.

City: Vancouver, Province/Territory: British Columbia
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