I'm very pleased to find my 2014 novel 'Unlit Spaces' included in the list of nominees. It's exciting to see such a strong list of nominees and honourable mentions. Congrats to everyone! http://...
Mike Barnes was born in Rochester, Minnesota but has lived most of his life in Canada. He grew up in and around Hamilton. He studied at McMaster University (Hon. B.A., English) and at the University of Toronto (B.Ed.). He has worked at a wide range of jobs including fishing guide, steelworker, art gallery attendant, and English teacher. He currently lives in Toronto where he works as a private tutor.