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Lawrence Hill

Lawrence Hill was raised in Ontario and has lived and worked across Canada, Spain, France, West Africa, and the United States. He speaks and writes in English, French and Spanish. He teaches creative writing at Ryerson University in Toronto, and has recently completed his second novel, Any Known Blood, about five generations of a black family that moves with every generation, back and forth across the Canada-U.S. border. He is at work on new short stories, a new non-fiction book as well as some stories for children. He often gives readings and enjoys visiting schools to talk about the life of writing.

E-mail: c/o Writers' Union of Canada
Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada


Women of Vision: The Story of the Canadian Negro Women's Association. Toronto: Umbrella Press, 1996.
Trials and Triumphs: The Story of African-Canadians., 1993.
Some Great Thing. Winnipeg, MB: Turnstone Press, 1992.


Runner-up, The Toronto Star Short Story Contest, 1996.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :


Northern OAC WITS:
Two sessions:
$530 (includes GST)
Two sessions:
GST not applicable