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Beverley Daurio

Beverley Daurio is the author of three books, including Hell & Other Novels (Coach House/Talon). Her short fiction has been published in the U.S., Australia, England and Romania, as well as in journals across Canada. Her non-fiction has also been widely published, including in The Globe and Mail. She received grants for her writing from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund (US) as well as arts councils, and her book of poetry, If Summer Had a Knife, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award.

Books edited by Beverley Daurio have won or been shortlisted for multiple awards, including the Governor-General’s Award, Trillium Award, City of Toronto Book Award, Arthur Ellis and more. She has served on the Boards of Directors of the Literary Press Group and other literary organizations. Formerly editor-in-chief of Poetry Canada Review and of Paragraph: The Canadian Fiction Review, Daurio has also been recognized by the Alcuin Society for page design. She lives in Toronto with her family.

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Hell and Other Novels. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1992.
Internal Document. Toronto: Streetcar Editions, 1992.
His Dogs. Toronto: Underwhich Editions, 1990.
If Summer Had a Knife. Wolsak & Wynn, 1987.


Shortlisted, Gerald Lampert Award for If Summer Had a Knife.
Barbara Deming Memorial Award, New York, for fiction in progress.
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