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Archibald Crail

Archibald Crail

Born in Paarl, South Africa, Archie Crail studied for Anglican priesthood and came to Canada in 1980. He studied journalism and creative writing at the University of Regina. He wrote journalistic pieces, short fiction and drama for CBC and has taught creative writing. He also does workshops, readings and is available for speaking engagements.

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The Bonus Deal. Ed. Vea Begainudie. Regina, SK: Coteau Books, 1992.
Exile. Winnipeg, MB: Blizzard Publishing, 1990.


Shortlisted, Governor General's Award for The Bonus Deal, 1992.
Saskatchewan Writers Guild Award for Exile.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program: