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Tom Hawthorn

Tom Hawthorn is an award-winning (and, on occasion, award-losing) journalist, writer and newspaper columnist whose byline has appeared in publications large (Readerís Digest, Canadian Geographic) and small (South Bend Tribune in Indiana and the Sanger Herald in California). He currently writes a twice-weekly column on British Columbia for The Globe & Mail. He also writes about sports and politics for the online magazine He has won several prizes from the Society of Professional Obituary Writers whose tombstone-shaped plaques are on display at his home in Victoria, BC.


Book Cover Deadlines: Obits of Memorable British Columbians
978-1-55017-581-3 · 1-55017-581-5 · October 2012 · Paperback
The Vilest Rag You Can Imagine: 100 Years of the Ubyssey
978-1-55017-858-6 · 1-55017-858-X · September 2019 · Paperback
CAD$26.95 · USD$26.95

Celebrating the centennial of the University of British Columbia’s storied newspaper with biographical sketches of interesting and accomplished people with bylines in the Ubyssey.