Tags: Literary Fiction; Short Story

Hugh Cook

Fiction, Poetry

A Canadian poet, novelist, and short story writer, Hugh Cook has had poems and short stories appear in journals including Quarry, Canadian Poetry, Fiddlehead, Folio, Descant, and the Antigonish Review. Cook’s books include Cracked Wheat and Other Stories, The Homecoming Man, and Home in Alfalfa, which won first prize for fiction in both the Word Guild of Canada Awards and City of Hamilton Book Awards in 1998. It has been adapted for stage and premiered at Redeemer University College in 2007. Cook’s fourth book is his novel Heron River.

Festival Years: 1990, 1994, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, 2021