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Barry Callaghan

Barry Callaghan

Barry Callaghan was born in Toronto in 1937. He has been a professor at York University since 1966. From 1966 to 1971, he was literary editor of Toronto Telegram; a producer and war correspondent for CBC's Public Affairs from 1968-71; a commentator on CTV network, 1976-1982; and is the founder and editor of Exile: A Literary Quarterly and Exile Editions.

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Barrel House Kings: a memoir. Toronto: Little, Brown and Co, 1997.
A kiss is still a kiss: stories. Toronto: Little, Brown and Co., 1995.
When Things Get Worse. Toronto: Little, Brown and Co., 1993.
Stone Blind Love. Toronto: Exile Editions, 1989.
The Way the Angel Spread her Wings. Toronto: Lester and Orpen Dennys, 1989.


Recipient of the inaugural W.O. Mitchell Literary Prize, 1998.
CBC Literary Competition, fiction, 1985.
President's Medal for Excellence in Journalism, University of Western Ontario, 1979.
National Magazine Awards, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program: