Contemporary Canadian Literature with a Distinctly Urban Twist

Anvil Press

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Mark Jarman

Mark Anthony Jarman is the author of Knife Party at the Hotel Europa, My White Planet, 19 Knives, New Orleans Is Sinking, Dancing Nightly in the Tavern, and the travel book Ireland’s Eye. His novel, Salvage King Ya!, is on’s list of 50 Essential Canadian Books and is the number one book on Amazon’s list of best hockey fiction. His work has been published widely in magazines and journals, including The Walrus, Canadian Geographic, Brick, and American Short Story. He has twice won the Maclean-Hunter Endowment Award and the Jack Hodgins Fiction Prize. Mark is a graduate of The Iowa Writers’ Workshop, a Yaddo fellow, and currently teaches at the University of New Brunswick. His Selected Stories is forthcoming from Biblioasis Press.

Books by Mark Jarman