Carrie Snyder

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Carrie Snyder is a Canadian writer, her 2012 short story collection The Juliet Stories was a nominee for the Governor General's Award for English fiction at the 2012 Governor General's Awards.[1]

In 2014 she published her debut novel Girl Runner. It was inspired by the 1928 Summer Olympics in which women were first allowed to compete. It is currently shortlisted for The Rogers Trust Fiction Prize.[2]

Born in Hamilton, Ontario,[1] she currently lives in Waterloo.[3] She spent part of her childhood living in Nicaragua, which is reflected in The Juliet Stories.[3]