Congratulations to Henry Beissel and his publisher Guernica Editions for the 2020 Ottawa Book Awards win! Well-deserved. It was an honour being a finalist and being part of this year’s celebrations during these unusual times. Thank you to the City of Ottawa, the Cultural Funding Support Unit, the Ottawa Public Library and the judges. Thanks to my dear family, publisher, friends, fellow writers and readers for cheering me on! ❤️ Congrats again to Henry!