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William Dempsey Valgardson (born 7 May 1939) is a Canadian novelist, short story writer, and poet. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and raised in Gimli, Manitoba, he completed his BA at United College, BEd at the University of Manitoba, and his MFA at the University of Iowa. He was a long-time professor of writing at the University of Victoria in British Columbia.

His writing often focuses on cultural differences and involve irony and symbolism. His short stories involve normal people in normal situations, yet under certain circumstances, lead unusual and surprising lives.

Valgardson has won numerous awards and accolades including the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize for The Girl With the Botticelli Face (1992) and the Books in Canada First Novel Award for Gentle Sinners (1980). His short story, "Bloodflowers", was included in Best American Short Stories 1971.

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Total Books: 24
What the Bear Said Skald Tales from New Iceland
2011 - What the Bear Said Skald Tales From New Iceland (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780888013804
ISBN-10: 0888013809
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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God Is Not a Fish Inspector
2007 - God Is Not a Fish Inspector (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887501494
ISBN-10: 0887501494
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The Divorced Kids Club and Other Stories
2002 - The Divorced Kids Club and Other Stories (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780888993700
ISBN-10: 0888993706
Genre: Children's Books
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Frances
2002 - Frances (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780888993977
ISBN-10: 0888993978
Genre: Children's Books
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Garbage Creek And Other Stories
1998 - Garbage Creek and Other Stories [Stella] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780888993397
ISBN-10: 0888993390
Genre: Children's Books
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Sarah and the People of Sand River
1996 - Sarah and the People of Sand River (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780888992550
ISBN-10: 0888992556
Genre: Children's Books
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Winter Rescue
1995 - Winter Rescue (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780689800948
ISBN-10: 0689800940
Genre: Children's Books
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Divorced Kids Club And Other Stories
Divorced Kids Club and Other Stories (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780613338882
ISBN-10: 061333888X
Genre: Children's Books
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Bloodflowers
Bloodflowers (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780887500862
ISBN-10: 0887500862
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Red Dust
Red Dust (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780887502590
ISBN-10: 0887502598
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Gentle Sinners
Gentle Sinners (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780887503306
ISBN-10: 0887503306
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In the gutting shed Poems
In the Gutting Shed Poems [Turnstone Press poetry series ; no. 1] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780888010001
ISBN-10: 0888010001
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In the Gutting Shed
In the Gutting Shed (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780888010575
ISBN-10: 0888010575
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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What cant be changed shouldnt be mourned Short stories
What Cant Be Changed Shouldnt Be Mourned Short Stories (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780888946898
ISBN-10: 0888946899
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Carpenter of Dreams
Carpenter of Dreams (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780969245506
ISBN-10: 0969245505
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Girl With the Botticelli Face
Girl with the Botticelli Face (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781550540307
ISBN-10: 1550540300
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What Can Be Changed Shouldnt Be Mourned
What Can Be Changed Shouldnt Be Mourned (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781550544046
ISBN-10: 1550544047
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