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Carol Malyon

Photo: Rob Malyon 1996

Carol Malyon was born in Toronto and kept intending to move on. She has a BScN from the University of Toronto, acquired the slow way, through night school. She worked in health research, then owned a book store (Beaches Book Shop), but now writes full-time--novels, short stories, poetry and recently, fiction for young children. She spent the fall of 1997 as writer-in-residence at UNB, fell in love with Fredericton and daydreams of returning.

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Mixed-up Grandmas. Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1998.
Lovers & Other Strangers. Erin, ON: Porcupine's Quill, 1996.
If I Knew I'd Tell You. Stratford, Ontario: Mercury Press, 1993.
Emma's Dead. Toronto: Wolsak & Wynn Publishers, 1992.
The Edge of the World. Stratford, ON: Mercury Press, 1991.


Shortlisted, SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award for If I Knew I'd Tell You, 1993.
Shortlisted, Commonwealth Writer's Prize, Best First Book of Fiction (Canada & Caribbean) for Edge of the World, 1992.
Runner-up, Three-day Novel Contest, Arsenal Pulp Press for Butterflies, 1991.
Winner, Penny Dreadful Short Story Contest, Sub-terrain Magazine for "On the Way to Orillia She Buys Sunglasses", 1991.
2nd prize, Cross Canada Magazine Poetry Contest for "My Daughter Asks the Burning Question"; "Iris", 1983; 1987.
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