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.

2020 National Magazine Awards

Catherine’s short story “Calling You,” published in Prairie Fire (41.1), won Gold in the National Magazine Awards for 2020.

2019 Lansdown Poetry Prize

St. Boniface Elegies has won the Lansdown Poetry Prize in the Manitoba Book Awards for 2019.

2020 Manitoba Book Awards

St. Boniface Elegies has been shortlisted for the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry and for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year.

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