Michael Blouin has won ReLit Best Novel in Canada, been shortlisted for the Amazon First Novel Award, the bp Nichol Award, the CBC Literary Award, and is a winner of the Diana Brebner Award and the 2012 Lampman Award. He has been published in most Canadian literary magazines including Arc, Descant, Branch, Bywords, Dragnet, The Antigonish Review, Event, Queen's Quarterly, Grain and The Fiddlehead. He has served as an adjudicator for The Ontario Arts Council, The Ottawa Book Awards, Carleton University and This Magazine. He is represented internationally by Westwood Creative Artists. His most recent work is in the Summer 2017 issue of Arc Magazine. "Legend" is forthcoming from Talon Books in October 2017 and "Skin House" from Anvil Press in Spring of 2018.
published in Bywords.ca August 2017