Friday, 23 November 2012 17:47

Bad Animals wins QWF Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-fiction


CBC News

Joel Yanofsky's memoir of learning to live with an autistic son, Bad Animals: A Father's Accidental Education in Autism, won the Mavis Gallant non-fiction award.

Bad Animals: A Father’s Accidental Education in Autism

badanimalsJoel Yanofsky tried for years to start this memoir. "It's not just going to be about autism," he told his wife, Cynthia. "It's going to be about parenthood and marriage, about hope and despair, and storytelling, too." 

BC National Award for Non-Fiction Video

Joel Yanofsky at BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

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