Michael Crummey & Michael Winter

Please join the English Department’s graduate Canadian Literature Group for a Reading and Conversation featuring two major Newfoundland writers.

Michael Crummey is the author of nine award-winning works of poetry and fiction, including Arguments with Gravity, Hard Light, and River Thieves. His fiction has won a Commonwealth Writer’s Prize, a Canadian Authors’ Association Award and the Winterset Award, and has been nominated and short-listed for the Governor General’s Award, the Giller Prize, and the IMPAC Award, for which two of his novels were also long-listed. His latest novel, Galore, is a generational saga of an outport fishing village in Newfoundland.

Michael Winter is the author of two short story collections and four novels. His celebrated works have won the Winterset Award and a Writer’s Trust Notable Author Award, and have been short-listed for the Rogers Writer’s Trust Fiction Prize and long-listed for the Giller Prize and the IMPAC Award. His most recent novel, The Death of Donna Whalen, is a work of documentary fiction chronicling a true crime story set in St. John’s. Michael is currently the Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence at the University of Toronto.

All are welcome at this free event!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at 6:30 PM
Room lOO, Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George St

Annual University of Toronto Creative Writing Showcase

Tomorrow is the Annual University of Toronto Creative Writing Showcase hosted by The Graduate Studies Creative Writing Mentorship Program. It will be held at the Jackman Humanities Building in Room 100 from 8-10pm.

For more information about the event please visit the News & Events website for the English Department.

The evening will feature Graduates Brooke Lockyer and Andrew MacDonald and their mentors Catherine Bush and Michael Winter.

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