From the author of Art Lessons, a finalist for the Robert Kroetch City of Edmonton Book Prize and the Alberta Readers' Choice Awards! Finalist - High Plains Book Award
Winner of the 2020 Exporting Alberta Award In the stories in Winning Chance , Katherine Koller explores second chances, how we find them, and how we find the courage to take them. Whether they are contractors running into an ex while on the job, a busy mother pursuing community theatre, or a family building an illegal ice rink after an environmental collapse, Katherine Koller has created empathetic portraits of characters searching to connect.
KATHERINE KOLLER writes for stage, screen and page. Last Chance Leduc won the Alberta Playwriting Competition and was recently produced in Edmonton; her documentary series, Sustainable Me, has a new season in development; and her novel, Art Lessons, was a finalist for the Robert Kroetsch Edmonton Book Prize and for the Alberta Readers' Choice Award in 2017. Katherine is serving as the 2018-19 Writer in Residence for the Canadian Authors Association in Edmonton, where she lives.
"These stories punch above their realist, slice-of-life weights, thanks to Koller's specificity and description...The ingredients for near-transcendent goodness, Winning Chance urges us to believe, all exist in life as we know it." - Alberta Views