Remembering Austin Clarke – his voice, his achievements, his spirit

Remembering Austin Clarke - his voice, his achievements, his spirit June 26, 2016 Austin Clarke joined us for the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize gala (with Michael Tamblyn, Patrick Crean and Susan Walker) [...]

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Remembering Alistair MacLeod – a literary giant, unfailingly generous mentor and much beloved friend, husband and father

(April 30, 2014) Alistair MacLeod’s works as part of the Canadian literary canon are deceptively modest in number, but immense in their power, influence and resonance. His exquisitely crafted words, his achingly beautiful images and utterly unforgettable souls live in our hearts. “All of us are better when we’re loved” concludes his iconic, internationally acclaimed novel No Great Mischief. As revered as it and his astonishing short story collections are, so was he beloved as an academic, mentor, colleague, stalwart of many communities, and devoted friend, husband and father.

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