Breaking: Richard Wagamese has died

Saturday, March 11th, 2017 11:39am


Shelagh Rogers, Host of TheNextChapter CBC Radio One and Chancellor of the University of Victoria, is reporting the death of acclaimed writer Richard Wagamese.

“Heartbroken over the death of my friend and chosen brother Richard Wagamese. He was story. He was love. RIP dear one,” she wrote on Twitter six hours ago.

Wagamese. 61, just made the short list for the BC Book Prizes for Embers, announced March 7. He was known for his book Keeper'n Me

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