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Novel Questions – Gary Barwin

Gary Barwin‘s latest  novel, Yiddish for Pirates was short-listed for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize.  I had the privilege to meet him at the Between the Pages event in Toronto leading up to the announcement of the winner.  Gary’s sense … Continue reading

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97. Yiddish for Pirates (Gary Barwin)

“Hello?  If you want the story of a life, don’t wait for your alter maker old gramps over there to wake up.  Maybe he’ll never wake.  But me?  Listen to my words.  They tell some story.  Because I remember.  Sometimes … Continue reading

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Gary Barwin – B/W the Pages (Giller Prize) Event

Hamilton native and creative writing teacher, author Gary Barwin captivated the audience with his reading which was from the point of view of a parrot (he did point out that he did not look at this event as 5:1 women to … Continue reading

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