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For becoming CanLit’s new queen: Considering her recent, Giller-shortlisted novel, Son of A Trickster, took her eight years to write, we’re sure the B.C. author is relishing this year’s many successes. Robinson, a 49-year-old Indigenous author known for her dark fiction, also won this year’s Writers’ Trust fellowship, pretty much solidifying her status as the toast of Canada’s literary circuit. —K.U.