Gloria Ostrem - F.H.S.'s Best Teacher
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WHAT THIS IS ALL ABOUT!
THIS SITE CELEBRATES Miss Ostrem's 2003
"GLORIAOUS" RETURN TO FARMINGTON, MINNESOTA
AS A WORLD REKNOWNED, AWARD WINNING AUTHOR

Year Book

Click on picture to the left to see Gloria in the Year Book as a faculty member during her tutelage of the senior Class of 1956, and the junior Class of 1957. She was our English teacher and drama coach. A linked page shows more of her fellow faculty members.


Awards

Click either the picture or Canada's Governor General's Flag, (they have the same URL destination) to see all of Gloria's awards for her first book, A Song for Nettie Johnson. Nettie won the 2002 Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Danuta Gleed Award, The City of Edmonton Book Award and two Writers Guild of Alberta Awards. See the special "award" Gloria received from her mates at the Edmonton Public Library.


Appearances

Click picture to the left to see where Gloria Sawai has appeared as a featured writer and where she will appear next, specifically, the Writers Guild of Alberta (WGA) Banff Retreat 2004, February 13-22, 2004, "featuring Governor General's Literary Award winner, Gloria Sawai, as Writer in Residence."


Informal
Gathering
Click picture to the left for exclusive pictorial coverage of the informal gathering at the Eagle's Club in downtown Farmington, Minnesota.

Book signing
in Roseville
Click picture to the left for exclusive pictorial coverage of Gloria's book signing at Barnes and Noble in Roseville, Minnesota.

Publisher
Click picture to the left to see all kinds of personal information about Gloria and a synopsis of her book A Song for Nettie Johnson in press releases from her publisher, Coteau Books.

Please e-mail Gloria from time to time (updated January 2005!) gloriasawai@shaw.ca
 gloriasawai@shaw.ca

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