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Elisabeth Harvor

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Elisabeth Harvor's fiction and poetry have appeared in The Malahat Review, The New Yorker, PRISM International, The Hudson Review, Best Canadian Stories, The Best American Short Stories, and many other periodicals and anthologies. She has been writer-in-residence at universities and libraries across Canada and has taught at Concordia University, York University, and the Humber School for Writers. She has also written essays on the work of Sylvia Plath, Doris Lessing, and many other writers for Our Generation Against Nuclear War, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, The Citizen, and a number of other periodicals. She has two sons and is currently living in Ottawa.

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All Times Have Been Modern. Toronto: Viking Canada, 2004.
If Only We Could Drive Like This Forever. Toronto: Penguin, 2004.
Excessive Joy Injures the Heart. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 2000.
Let Me Be the One. Toronto: HarperCollins, 1996.
Fortress of Chairs. Montreal: Signal Editions, 1992.
An Open Door in the Landscape. Palimpsest Press, 2010


The Malahat Novella Prize, 2004.
The Marian Engel Award, 2003.
The Alden Nowlan Award, 2000.
Fortress of Chairs, The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, 1993.
Confederation Poets Prize, 1992, 1993.
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