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Posted: Tuesday March 23, 2010
David Arnason

David Arnason was born in Gimli, Manitoba, in 1940. He has a Master’s Degree from the University of Manitoba and a PhD from the University of New Brunswick. He divides his time between Winnipeg, where he teaches Canadian literature and creative writing at the University of Manitoba, and Gimli, where he does most of his writing. His works include two collections of poetry, Marsh Burning and Skrag, and four collections of short stories: Fifty Stories and a Piece of Advice, The Circus Performer’s Bar, The Happiest Man in the World and The Pagan Wall. He has also taught Canadian literature and creative writing in Tasmania, Trier and Strasbourg.

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The Pagan Wall

If this is the overture, you can’t even imagine what he may eventually do for a finale.
— John Moore


The Happiest Man in the World and Other Stories

A wonderful book.
Globe & Mail


The Circus Performers' Bar

This is a clever, trenchant stuff, by a master of the art.
Globe & Mail

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