Singer-songwriter Noosa Al-Sarraj (a.k.a. Winona Wilde) is this year’s recipient of the Ontario Arts Council’s (OAC) Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award, for her song Pincushion Soldier. The award will be presented on Sunday, October 22, 2017, at Folk Music Ontario’s annual conference.
The jury was unanimous in its choice. They stated: “Pincushion Soldier is an incredibly moving and thought-provoking song, at once evocative and bittersweet. Its beautiful lyrics immediately pull listeners into a character and her world, conveying powerful imagery and a strong sense of place.”
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