StampNews.com hurries to inform that Canadian Post has issued a special stamp to honour an esteemed Canadian author and Nobel Prize winner Alice Munro. The stamp celebrates her contributions to the literary world. The issue was released and put into circulation on the 10th of July.
The stamp design incorporates a photograph of Ms. Munro taken by her daughter Sheila, a sample of Munro's handwriting from archival material, and vintage images of Wingham, Ontario, the author's birthplace and the stamp's cancel site.
Widely regarded as one of the most important short story writers in the English-speaking world, Ms. Munro is the first Canadian woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Her other prestigious awards include two Giller Prizes (1998, 2004) and the Man Booker International Prize (2009) for achievement in fiction.
Ms. Munro's collection of short stories, most of which are set in small towns in southwestern Ontario, have been featured on CBC Radio's Anthology and in Canadian literary journals. Join the tribute to this beloved, Canadian literary icon with a stamp that's perfect for Canadiana collectors, bookworms and literary enthusiasts.