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Barry Callaghan

Barry Callaghan

Essays on His Works

By Priscila Uppal

A great story teller, Barry Callaghan is one of the most distinctive man of letters Canada has ever produced. He is fascinated by the no-man's land that stands between fiction and journalism. Politically and culturally engaged, he is a public scholar and acute critic in the tradition of Edmund Wilson. Barry Callaghan's fiction and poetry have been translated into seven languages. Among the contributors are Margaret Atwood, Timothy Findley, Marie-Claire Blais, William Kennedy, Janice Kulyk Keefer, Dennis Lee, Hayden Carruth, Patrick Lane, Seán Virgo, Robert Marteau, James Hart, David Lampe, Joe Rosenblatt, Leon Rooke, Brunella Antomarini, John Montague, Ray Robertson, Ray Ellenwood, Kathleen McCracken, Alexender Amprimoz, Michel Deguy, Branko Gorjup, Michael Keefer, Gale Zoë Garnett, Joyce Carol Oates, and Noah Richler.


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About the author

Priscila Uppal was born in Ottawa in 1974 and currently lives in Toronto where she is a poet, fiction writer, academic, and professor of Humanities and English at the undergraduate and graduate levels at York University. She is the author of nine books of poetry