Carol Shields' Writing Career

- Carol was Manitoba's only Pulitzer prize winner, 1995
- She also received the Governor General's Award, the Orange Prize, National Critics Circle Prize, Arthur Ellis Award and the Charles Taylor Prize.

Stone Diaries

- won a Pulitzer Prize, U.S., 1995
- won the National Critics Circle Prize, U.S., 1995
- won McNally Robinson Award for Manitoba Book of the Year, 1994
- won the Canadian Booksellers' Association Prize, 1994
- won Governor General's Award, 1993
- short listed for the Booker Prize, 1993

Small Ceremonies

- won Canadian Authors Association Award, 1976

- Swann

- Arthur Ellis Award for best Canadian Mystery, 1988


Jane Austen

- won the $25,000 Charles Taylor prize for literary non fiction in April 2002


- made the top 10 list of Britain's best loved books written by women
- nominated for the Booker Prize
- shortlisted for the Giller
- was adapted for theatre by Carol Shields and her daughter, Sara Cassidy. It premiered at Can Stage Theatre, Toronto, February 21 - March 19, 2005. It was featured at the Arts Club Theatre Company, Vancouver, March 31 - May 1, 2005 and at Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough, England, April 7 - May 7, 2005

Larry's Party

- received the Orange Prize, 1997
- shortlisted for the Giller
- Larry's Party was made into a musical written by Richard Ouzounian and Merek Norman. Brent Carver was Larry Weller. It premiered in Toronto in 2001 and was featured at the Manitoba Theatre Centre. Richard Ouzounian was artistic director at the Manitoba Theatre Centre 1980 -1984.

Richard Ouzounian

- She taught at:

- University of Ottawa
- University of British Columbia
- University of Manitoba
- She had sixteen honourary doctorates

- In 1996, she became chancellor of the University of Winnipeg

Her International Reputation

- CBC "The Life and Times of Carol Shields"
- shown nationally, 10 times in the past four years
- featured on the BBC in the U. K.

Carol Shields symposiums

- China,1998
- Paris, France 2003
- symposium on Carol and her writing, at the Bath Festival
of Authors, February 28, 2005
- University of Exeter, England March 1, 2005

Her International honours

- Pulitzer Prize, U.S.
- Orange Prize, UK
- Prix de Lire, France
- Chevalier des Arts et Lettres, France

Carol has lectured and been interviewed in:

- United States
- England
- Scotland

- Ireland
- France
- India

- China
- Australia
- Iceland

- New Zealand
- Germany
- Albania

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