Hugh Hood (1928–2000) was a Canadian novelist, short story writer, essayist and university professor. Hood wrote 32 books: 17 novels, including the 12-volume New Age novel sequence (influenced by Marcel Proust and Anthony Powell), several volumes of short fiction, and 5 of nonfiction. He taught English literature at the Université de Montréal. In the early 1970s he and fellow authors Clark Blaise, Raymond Fraser, John Metcalf and Ray Smith formed the well-known Montreal Story Tellers Fiction Performance Group, which popularized the public reading of fiction in Canada. In 1988, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.
Thirsty: A Biblioasis Miscellany
- IN THE MEDIA: Zolitude by Paige CooperFebruary 21, 2018 - 1:09 pm
MARCH 1ST sees the release of the first new Biblioasis title of 2018: Paige Cooper’s debut short story collection Zolitude. Despite having not hit the shelves yet, Zolitude has already attracted rave reviews (are reviewers psychic!? HOW DO THEY DO THIS oh wait advanced copies nevermind y’all we’re cool). Here’s what Quill & Quire, The […]