About Janette

Janette was born and raised in Saskatchewan and now lives in Small Town, Ontario, where she writes, plays music, and makes short films. Her writing has been published in Canada, the United States, and Turkey. She is grateful for the support of the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council, and the Chalmers Foundation.



5point7MB LaffyNominations and Shortlists:

  • The Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award
  • CBC Literary Awards
  • PRISM International Fiction Contest
  • Journey Prize Anthology
  • National Magazine Awards – Fiction
  • National Magazine Awards – Health
  • Summer Literary Seminars Fiction Contest (in affiliation with The Walrus )
  • K.M. Hunter Artists Awards – Literature
  • And finally! A win!! This Magazine’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt of 2009


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