Catherine Hunter · Introduction and table of contents



Her essays, reviews, and creative work have appeared in many literary journals, such as Essays on Canadian Writing, The Malahat Review, West Coast Line, and Prairie Fire. She can be heard reading her own poems on Rush Hour, a CD recorded by Cyclops Press in 2000, with a bonus track featuring The Weakerthans. She has edited many works, including Before the First Word: The Poetry of Lorna Crozier, and for ten years she was the editor of The Muses' Company Press.

More than writing, she loves reading. Also looking at paintings, watching movies and plays, and listening to music. She has the best job in the world, teaching English and creative writing at the University of Winnipeg.

Recent Notes

Find readings, events, book news and occasional writings in the “notes” section.

Manitoba Book Award nominations

After Light has been nominated for the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, the Carol Shields City of Winnipeg Book Award, the Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba Publisher, and McNally Robinson Manitoba Book of the Year for 2016.

Poetry news: Best Canadian Poems

The poem “Disappointment,” published earlier this year by Matrix, appeared in the anthology Best Canadian Poems in English 2015.

After Light now available

Catherine Hunter’s latest novel After Light is now available in stores and online. Both paperback and ebook copies are available.

All notes