Thursday, March 31, 2016
Odd Sundays presents Nancy Bauer and Mark Anthony Jarman
Nancy Bauer has published 5 novels, many short stories, and over 80 articles about arts, crafts, and books. She received the Alden Nowlan Excellence Award and a CBC Award for the Short Story. She co-founded the Maritime Writers’ Workshop, published 25 New Brunswick Chapbooks, and helped organize the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick. Nancy is a charter member of Gallery Connexion, a member of the NB Arts Board and of several Canada Council juries. She was Writer in Residence at UNB and Bemidji State University. She has taught at UNB in various capacities and at writing workshops all over the Maritimes. For teh past nine years she has written a weekly column on the arts for the Telegraph-Journal.
Mark Anthony Jarman’s latest work is a series of stories titled Knife Party at the Hotel Europa. He is the author of five collections of short stories, a novel and a travel book. Mark has won numerous awards which include the Maclean-Hunter Endowment Award, the Jack Hodgins Fiction Prize, and he has been short-listed for the O. Henry Prize. He has published in The Walrus, The Barcelona Review, and The Globe & Mail, and many others. Mark is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and now teaches at UNB, where he is fiction editor of The Fiddlehead.