Malyon, Carol,1933-

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Malyon, Carol,1933-

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1933-

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Carol Malyon is a Canadian author and poet born in Toronto in 1933. She was educated at the University of Toronto where she completed her BScN. Malyon has worked as a nurse, in health research, and was the owner of the Beaches Book Shop during the 1980s. She is now a full-time author of novels, short stories, poetry and fiction for young children. She spent the fall of 1997 as writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick. Malyon was shortlisted for the SmithBooks/Books in Canada First Novel Award for "If I knew I'd tell you", as well as for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, Best First Book of Fiction (Canada & Caribbean), for "The edge of the world." Her work has also appeared in various anthologies including "Vivid : stories by five women," "91 : best Canadian stories," "Vintage 91," "Porcupine's Quill reader," and "Side by side : new poems inspired by art from around the world" edited by Jan Greenberg, 2008.

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bissett, bill, 1939-

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2009

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co-authored 'griddle talk'

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2016-09-08 Anna St.Onge. Updated with VIAF identifier and sources.

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  • English

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  • Latin

Sources

http://www.writersunion.ca/member/carol-malyon
http://poets.ca/membee-directory/#action=Listing&value=184&searchID=0&cid=1043&did=100

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