Awards

Author: Legacy of Trees: Purposeful Wandering in Vancouver’s Stanley Park (Heritage House, 2020) received an honourable mention in the 2020 British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Historical Writing Awards, announced June 5, 2021.

Photographer: Other Natural History Second Place with “Willow, Water, and Snow,” Nature Vancouver, Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 2021.

Photographer: Entomology and Spiders Second Place with “Fly on Toadstool,” Nature Vancouver, BC, Canada, March 2021.

Writer: “Sombreness Sunlit,” Nina’s first flash fiction piece, is a reflection on Emily Carr’s painting of the same name. It was published in the anthology curated by Karen Schauber, The Group of Seven Reimagined: Contemporary Stories Inspired by Historic Canadian Paintings (Heritage House, Victoria, BC, 2019). “Sombreness Sunlit” was nominated for The Journey Prize that was announced in August 2020.

The Group of Seven Reimagined is the silver medallist of the Miramichi Reader’s “the very best” book awards.

Actor: Nominated for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role as “Mum” in The Anniversary by Bill MacIlwraith, produced by Metro Theatre, Vancouver, BC, 2005.

Actor: Member of Best Ensemble Cast as “Vera” in Stepping Out by Richard Harris, produced by Surrey Little Theatre, Surrey, BC (now part of Langley Little Theatre), 2004.

Singer: Eleanor Gray Award for Grade 10 Singing Examination, Royal Conservatory of Music, Victoria Chapter, Victoria, BC, 1988.

Singer: Two First and two Second Prizes for singing at Tamworth Eisteddfod, Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia, 1984.

Author: Cattle Ranch: The Story of the Douglas Lake Cattle Company by Nina Woolliams (Douglas & McIntyre, 1979) was a finalist in Eaton’s 6th Annual BC Book Award, 1979.