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Bruce Hunter

Bruce Hunter

 

Bruce Hunter was born in Calgary, Alberta but has lived for the past thirty years in Southern Ontario. Currently, he lives in Thornhill, Ontario. His novel, In the Bear's House, won the 2009 Canadian Rockies prize at he Banff Mountain Book Festival. His memoir essay “This is the Place....” was recently shortlisted for the 2021 Alberta Magazine Publisher’s Awards.

A Life in Poetry, Poesie scelte da Two O’clockCreek, poetry, Italy, 2022.

Country Music Country- The Reboot, stories, 2019.

Two O’clockCreek – poems new and selected, 2010.

In the Bear’s House, novel, 2009.

Coming Home From Home, poetry, 2000.

Country Music Country, stories, 1996.

The Beekeeper’s Daughter, poetry, 1986.

Benchmark, poetry, 1982.

Selected Canadian Rifles, poetry, 1981.

           

 

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
City:
Toor hill
Province:
Ontario
I write professionally in the following language(s):
English

Publications

See bio above.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

WITS

Are you available for public presentations and/or workshops:
Yes
Presentation Length:
45-60 minutes
Genre:
Fiction, poetry, essay, life writing.
Grades:
Teens to seniors
Audience Size:
1-100
Presenation:
Negotiable
Are you available for school visits?:
Yes
School Audience Size:
10+35
School Presentation Fee:
Megltiable
Interested in participating in the Union’s Ontario Writers-in-the-Schools program:
Yes
Interested in participating in the Northern Ontario WITS program:
Yes

Equity Initiative

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