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Gary Barwin

Gary Barwin is a poet, novelist and short story writer. He was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Gary Barwin is the author of the novel Yiddish for Pirates. (Adela Talbot)

Gary Barwin is a poet, novelist and short story writer. His 2016 national bestselling novel Yiddish for Pirates won the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour as well as the Canadian Jewish Literary Award for fiction and the Hamilton Literary Award. It was also a finalist for both the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. In 2017, he published a poetry collection entitled No TV for Woodpeckers.

Books by Gary Barwin

Interviews

The poet and artist discusses being a juror with Calgary Eyeopener. 5:55
Author Gary Barwin on the inspiration for his first novel. 3:26

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