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Dennis Foon

Dennis Foon is the author of many books including The Longlight Legacy trilogy and Skud. He has finished seven books in all.

Awards

Dennis Foon has received many awards:

  • Red Maple Honor Book "The Dirt Eaters" 2004,
  • Sheila A. Egoff Award (BC Book Prize) "Skud" 2004,
  • Writers Guild of Canada: Top Ten Award "Torso" 2003,
  • Robert Wagner Award, best screenplay, "White Lies" Columbus Int'l TV Festival 1998,
  • Career Achievement Award, Vancouver Professional Theatre Alliance 1998,
  • Gemini Award, best writing in a Dramatic Program "Little Criminals" 1997,
  • Writers Guild of Canada: Top Ten Award "Little Criminals" 1997
  • British Columbia Film Award "Leo" for best screenplay "Little Criminals" 1996
  • Chalmers Award for "The Short Tree" 1995,
  • Scott Newman Award for "Maggie's Secret" 1990,
  • AYA (International Arts for Young Audiences) Award,
  • 1989 Chalmers Award,
  • 1987 for "Skin" British Theatre Award,
  • 1986 for "Invisible Kids" Jesse Awards: director of four plays receiving "Best Production for Young Audiences" at the Vancouver Theatre Awards. 1984: One Thousand Cranes; 1985: Not So Dumb; 1986: Skin; 1987: Night Light.
  • CBC Literary Award, 1985, for "The Short Tree and the Bird That Could Not Sing."
  • Hopwood Award, Fiction. University of Michigan, 1972
  • Writers Digest Award, 1973.

Plays

Foon has also done a lot of plays:

  • Chasing the Money
  • War
  • Seesaw
  • Mirror Game
  • New Canadian Kid
  • Skin
  • Liars
  • The Short Tree and the Bird That Could Not Sing
  • Trummi Kaput
  • The Windigo
  • Heracles
  • Raft Baby
  • Zaydok
  • Feeling Yes Feeling No
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Invisible Kids
  • Hindsight
  • Bedtimes and Bullies
  • Children's Eyes
  • Kindness Premiering at Manitoba Theatre for Young People in November 2007

Books

  • The Keeper's Shadow (2006)
  • Freewalker (2004)
  • The Dirt Eaters (2003)
  • Skud
  • Double or Nothing (2000)
  • The Short Tree and the Bird that Could Not Sing
  • Am I the Only One? A Child's Book on Sexual Abuse

Films

Foon has even done films.

  • Terry
  • Scar Tissue
  • Long Life, Happiness & Prosperity
  • Torso
  • Society's Child
  • White Lies
  • Little Criminals
  • Hindsight

References

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