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Kelowna author makes CBC short story finals

CBC's Canada Writes short story contest is once fierce competition; 3,750 entries from across Canada have been whitted down.

Ten made the english shortlist, another 10 made the french.

One of those 10 english stories is written by Kelowna resident Alix Halwey. She teaches English and creative writing at Okanagan College, and is a regular on Daybreak's summer poetry series.

She's at home on parental leave where "baby brain" did not keep her from tapping out Tentcity -- a tale the judges loved.

She spoke with Daybreak guest host Valerie McTavish about juggling motherhood and writing.
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