ST. JOHNS AUTHOR AWARDED WRITER'S TRUST FELLOWSHIP

Nov 26, 2015

By Andy Johnson

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The Writer’s Trust of Canada has awarded the first of three $50,000 fellowships to St. Johns, Newfoundland native Michael Crummey.

crummeyThe 50-year old poet and novelist is the first of three Canadian writers who will receive the Fellowship which includes a two-week, self-directed residence at the Banff Centre in Alberta.

Crummey’s most recent book is entitled “Sweetland” which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award.

Crummey received the fellowship at a black-tie gala last night in Toronto.

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