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Anne Fleming

Anne Fleming

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Anne Fleming grew up in Toronto, parked in Kitchener for a while, moved to Vancouver and now divides her time between East Van and Kelowna. She is the author of four books, most recently the typo-titled poemw, her first book of poems, as well as the story collection, Gay Dwarves of America, a novel, Anomaly, and Pool-Hopping and Other Stories, which was shortlisted for the Governor-General’s Award, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and the Danuta Gleed Award.

Three stories from Gay Dwarves were shortlisted for National Magazine Awards; the title story won Gold and was also shortlisted for the Journey Prize.

Her non-fiction has been published in Queers Were Here (Biblioasis, 2016), Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme (Arsenal 2011), Who’s Your Daddy (Sumach 2009), Great Expectations: Twenty-Four True Stories About Childbirth (Anansi 2008), and You Be Me (Annick 2002).

She has been on faculty at the Banff Centre for the Arts Wired Writing Studio, and also at the UBC’s Vancouver campus, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Kwantlen University College, and Douglas College. She currently teaches at the Okanagan campus of UBC.

Vancouver, Kelowna


poemw. Pedlar Press, 2016
Gay Dwarves of America. Pedlar Press, 2012
Anomaly. Raincoast, 2005
Pool-Hopping & Other Stories. Polestar, 1998


Ethel Wilson Prize Shortlist for Gay Dwarves of America, 2013
National Magazine Award - Gold for "Gay Dwarves of America," New Quarterly, 2002
Ethel Wilson Prize Shortlist for Pool-Hopping & Other Stories, 1999
Governor-General's Award Shortlist for Pool-Hopping & Other Stories, 1999
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