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Hugh Cook

Hugh Cook was born in The Hague and immigrated to Canada in 1950. He earned an M.A. in Canadian Literature from Simon Fraser University and an M.F.A. in Fiction Writing from the Writers' Workshop at the University of Iowa. He now lives in Hamilton, Ontario where he is emeritus professor of English at Redeemer University College. He gives frequent workshops and readings from his work.

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Heron River. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 2011
Home in Alfalfa. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1998.
The Homecoming Man. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1989.
Een Man Komt Thuis (Dutch translation of The Homecoming Man). Boekencentrum (Mozaiek), 2007
De Tuin van Adam (Dutch translation of Heron River). Boekencentrum (Mozaiek), 2015
Cracked Wheat and Other Stories. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1985.


The Word Guild first prize winner in Contemporary Novel category for Heron River, 2012
Hamilton & Region Arts Council's City of Hamilton Book Award for Fiction for Home in Alfalfa, 1998.
Co-winner, First Prize, Faith Today Magazine's Book Awards - Fiction for Home in Alfalfa, 1998.
Ontario Arts Council grants, 1988 and 2006
Named winner of the Leslie K. Tarr Award by The Word Guild, 1997
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