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Posted: Tuesday March 23, 2010
David W. McFadden

David W. McFadden began his writing career as a journalist, and is the author of numerous volumes of non-fiction, fiction and poetry, including Gypsy Guitar (1987), which was nominated for the Governor General’s Award in 1988, There’ll Be Another (1995), and the third volume in his Terrafina Trilogy, Five Star Planet (2002). His most recent book of non-fiction available from Talonbooks is Great Lakes Suite (1997). In 2013, McFadden won Canada’s most prestigious award for poetry, the Griffin Poetry Prize. He lives in Toronto, by the shore of Lake Ontario.

LATEST David W. McFadden NEWS


Gypsy Guitar

Finalist for the 1988 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry


Five Star Planet

Two qualitites…shine in all his works—a laser-like and sometimes uncomfortable honesty and his childlike sense of wonder.
Windsor Sun


Great Lakes Suite

Consistently entertaining, consistently engaging.
Toronto Star

Some of the most fascinating writing being done in this country.
Windsor Star

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