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Carole Giangrande

Photo: Jorjas Photography 2016

Carole Giangrande was born and raised in the New York city area. She came to Canada to study at the University of Toronto. She's worked as a broadcast journalist for CBC Radio, a Writer-in-Residence and as a teacher of journalism and political science, and she's given readings at Harbourfront, Hart House and the Banff Centre for the Arts. Her poetry and essays have been anthologized and her fiction, articles and reviews have appeared in Grain, New Quarterly, Descant, Canadian Forum, Matrix, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and Books in Canada. Her poetry has been published in Queens Quarterly, Grain, Spiritus, The New Quarterly, Braided Way and Prairie FIre. She's married and lives in Toronto.

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Do I Have To Go To Sleep? (picture book). Penumbra Press, 2020
The Tender Birds. Inanna, 2019
All That Is Solid Melts Into Air. Inanna , 2017
Here Comes The Dreamer. Inanna , 2015
Midsummer. Inanna , 2014
A Gardener On The Moon. Quattro Books, 2010
An Ordinary Star. Cormorant Books, 2004.
A Forest Burning. Cormorant Books, 2000.
Missing Persons. Cormorant Books, 1994.
Down To Earth: The Crisis in Canadian Farming. Anansi, 1985.
The Nuclear North: The People, The Regions and The Arms Race. Anansi, 1983.


Independent Publishers Award Gold Medal, Literary Fiction for All That Is Solid Melts Into AIr, 2018
Pushcart Prize Nomination for essay, "Death of a Red-Tailed Hawk", 2018
Miramichi Reader "Very Best" Book Award for Fiction for All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, 2017
Lyric Essay Award, 1st Place (Eastern Iowa Review) for "Goshawk", 2016
Ken Klonsky Novella Competition (Quattro Books) for A Gardener On The Moon, 2010
New Millenium Writing Competition, Honorable Mention for "This Year in Jerusalem" (short story), 2010
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