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J.R. McConvey

Photo: Foud Elgindy 2019

J.R. McConvey's stories have been shortlisted for the Journey Prize, the Bristol Short Story Prize, and the Matrix Lit Pop award. His work has appeared in the Malahat ReviewJoylandEVENT, the Puritan, the New Quarterlycarte blanchefilling Station, and the Feathertale Review. He is the winner of the 2016 Jack Hodgins Founders' Award for Fiction. His debut collection, DIFFERENT BEASTS, was named a book to watch for fall 2019 by the Globe and Mail and CBC. 

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Different Beasts. Goose Lane Editions, 2019


Journey Prize shortlist for 2016, 2016
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