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Gary Barwin

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About the Author

GARY BARWIN is a writer, composer, and multimedia artist, and the author of 20 books of poetry, fiction and books for children. His recent books include the short fiction collection I, Dr Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 and the poetry collections Moon Baboon Canoe and The Wild and Unfathomable Always. A PhD in music composition, Barwin has been Writer-in-Residence at Western University and Young Voices eWriter-in-residence at the Toronto Public Library and has taught creative writing at a number of colleges and universities. Born in Northern Ireland to South African parents of Ashkenazi descent, Barwin moved to Canada as a child. He is married with three adult children, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. 

The audio book contains Bawin’s STEPHEN LEACOCK AWARD acceptance speech. This speech read by the author adds to the audio experience, allowing the reader a new kind of experience with a beloved book. 

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Author Essay

GARY BARWIN is a writer, composer, and multimedia artist, and the author of 20 books of poetry, fiction and books for children. His recent books include the short fiction collection I, Dr Greenblatt, Orthodontist, 251-1457 and the poetry collections Moon Baboon Canoe and The Wild and Unfathomable Always. A PhD in music composition, Barwin has been Writer-in-Residence at Western University and Young Voices eWriter-in-residence at the Toronto Public Library and has taught creative writing at a number of colleges and universities. Born in Northern Ireland to South African parents of Ashkenazi descent, Barwin moved to Canada as a child. He is married with three adult children, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario. 
 
www.garybarwin.com

Gary Barwin reads his 2017 STEPHEN LEACOCK AWARD acceptance speech in this recording of his audiobook. This addition adds a richness bringing you closer to the author’s work and the impact of this novel on popular culture. read the speech here –> http://www.leacock.ca/pdfs/Gary_Barwin_Acceptance_Speech.pdf


The narrator is Keith Dinicol.

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