Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Michael Crummey Wins Timothy Findley Award

Michael Crummey has been awarded the Timothy Findley Award, a $15,000 prize given to a male writer in mid career for a body of work.

Jury Assessment: "Death haunts Crummey's books. But so do love and desire, the human ferment that supplies his work with a fundamental generosity, a glowing, wistful hopefulness."

Jury: Joan Barfoot, Douglas Glover, Jack Hodgins

To read the complete list of Writers' Trust winners, click here.


Michael Crummey's poetry collection, Hard Light: 32 Little Stories, is available as an audiobook from Rattling Books--narrated by Michael Crummey, Ron Hynes and Deidre Gillard-Rowlings.