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Barry Callaghan

Barry Callaghan
Photo by Mark Tearle
Barry Callaghan, of Toronto, is the well-known novelist, poet, and person of letters who has been included in every major Canadian anthology, and his fiction and poetry have been translated into seven languages. He has received seven National Magazine awards, and was awarded the inaugural W.O. Mitchell Award. In the United States he has received the White Award, the Lowell Thomas Award, and the Pushcart Prize. Among his 13 books are the fictional works The Black Queen Stories, The Way the Angel Spreads Her Wings, A Kiss Is Still a Kiss, Between Trains, and Beside Still Waters. He has two novels forthcoming in 2022, When Things Get Worst (a new edition), and Never’s Just the Echo of Forever.

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