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Carol Shields (author)

born June 2, 1935
died - July 16, 2003

Carol Shields

Carol Shields was an American-born Canadian author who best known for her 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the U.S. Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor General's Award in Canada.

In 1980 Carol and her husband Don moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba when he was hired to teach at the University of Manitoba in the Faculty of Engineering.

  • Winnipeg was where she wrote her major books
  • Carol was a professor of English at the University of Manitoba
  • In 1996, she became chancellor of the University of Winnipeg