I doubt whether negotiations will resume in the short term. […]
Award-winning author, journalist, and historian
ERNA PARIS is the author of seven acclaimed works of literary non-fiction and the winner of ten national and international writing awards for her books, feature writing, and radio documentaries. Her works have been published in fourteen countries and translated into eight languages. Long Shadows: Truth, Lies, and History was chosen as one of “The Hundred Most Important Books Ever Written in Canada” by the Literary Review of Canada Her most recent work, The Sun Climbs Slow: The International Criminal Court and the Struggle for Justice was first on The Globe and Mail's “best book of the year” list and shortlisted for the Shaughnessy Cohen Prize for Political Writing. Erna is a member of the Honorary Council of the Canadian Centre for International Justice and a past chair of the Writers' Union of Canada.
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