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Richard Kelly Kemick

Photo: 2016

Richard Kelly Kemick is an award-winning Canadian poet, journalist, and fiction writer. His new nonfiction book, I Am Herod, takes readers backstage and undercover at one of the world’s largest religious events. He is also the author of Caribou Run, a collection of poetry.

Having published widely in all three genres, Richard’s work has been included in anthologies in Canada and the United Kingdom. He is the recipient of multiple awards including two National Magazine Awards and the Writers’ Guild of Alberta’s 2019 Howard O’Hagan Award for best short story.

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I Am Herod. Goose Lane Editions, 2019
Caribou Run. Goose Lane Editions, 2016


Howard O’Hagan Award for Writers' Guild of Alberta, 2019
Fiction for National Magazine Awards, 2017
One of a Kind for National Magazine Awards, 2016
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