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Anne Denoon

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Anne Denoon was born in Toronto. She studied art history at the University of Toronto in the 1960s, and again in the late 1970s, completing her degree in 1980. For most of the 1970s she lived in Europe. In the 1980s and 90s she was a frequent contributor of reviews and articles to Books in Canada, and currently works as a freelance editor.

In 2002 she published her first novel, Back Flip, a social comedy set in the Toronto art world in 1967. Back Flip was widely and positively reviewed, and was chosen as one of the 25 best books of 2002 by For more information, go to:

With support from the Toronto Arts Council, she is now working on a second novel, Fiction, about two writers in present-day Toronto.

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Back Flip. Erin, ON: The Porcupine’s Quill, 2002.
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