Canadian Writers from all across the Country
Editorial assistant, Canadian Slavonic Papers, Ottawa, Ontario, 1972-74; freelance writer since 1974; first book of poems, Others, published, 1972; first criticism, Susanna Moodie: Voices and Vision, published, 1976; first novel, Small Ceremonies, published, 1976; first volume of short stories, Various Miracles, published, 1985; most noted work, The Stone Diaries (novel), published, 1993; teaches creative writing at the University of Manitoba part-time.
Selected awards: CBC Young Writers Contest, 1965; Canadian Authors Association Fiction Prize, 1976; CBC Drama Prize, 1983; National Magazine Award, 1985; Arthur Ellis Award, 1987; Marian Engel Award, 1990; Governor General's Award for Literature, English Language Fiction, 1994, for The Stone Diaries; National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, 1994, for The Stone Diaries; Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 1995, for The Stone Diaries.
Others, Borealis Press, 1972.
Intersect, Borealis Press, 1974.
Susanna Moodie: Voice and Vision, Borealis Press, 1976.
Small Ceremonies, McGraw, 1976.
The Box Garden, McGraw, 1977.
Happenstance, McGraw, 1980.
A Fairly Conventional Woman, Macmillan, 1982.
Various Miracles, General, 1985.
Swann: A Mystery, General, 1987.
The Orange Fish, Random House, 1989.
Departures and Arrivals, Blizzard, 1990.
A Celibate Season, Coteau, 1991.
The Republic of Love, with Blanche Howard, Random House, 1992.
The Stone Diaries, Random
Coming to Canada, Carleton, 1995.
Women Waiting, CBC Radio, 1983.
Not Another Anniversary, with David Williamson, Solar Stage, 1986.
Thirteen Hands, Prairie Theatre Exchange, 1993.
Fashion Power Guilt, with Catherine Shields, Prairie Theatre Exchange, 1995.