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Article in The Walrus

Article in The Walrus

In The Walrus,  Stephen wrote about How Covid-19 Infected the Publishing Industry.

Research Article Published

Research Article Published

Stephen recently published a research article on the Angolan writer Pepetela in the The Modern Language Review.

Blue River Hotel to be Reprinted

Blue River Hotel to be Reprinted

Stephen's short story Blue River Hotel,  first published in Ploughshares, will by reprinted in Best Peace Fiction Anthology (University of New Mexico Press), edited by Phong Nguyen.  

Old Dads!

Old Dads!

"Old Enough to be Your Father," Stephen's essay on becoming a father in his fifties,  was published in  The Globe and Mail.

Translation Prizes

Translation Prizes

Stephen's English translation  of  Ondjaki's novel Transparent City was named a longlist finalist for the 2019 U.S. Best Translated Book Award  and the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award.

Novel in Translation

Novel in Translation

Stephen's novel The Path of the Jaguar  is forthcoming in Spanish translation from FyG Editores .  It will be available in Central America, Mexico and at selected Spanish-language bookstores in the U.S.A.

New Novel

New Novel

Stephen's new novel, The World of After, will be published by Cormorant Books in 2021.  A long, plot-driven novel set in Montreal,  Oxford, London, Poland, Moscow and former Yugoslavia,  it portrays the 1990s as a decade of freedom, uncertainty and self-reinvention.

February 28,  7PM

February 28, 7PM

ReadingShelf Life Books ,100, 1302 – 4th Street SWCalgary, Alberta T2R 0X8 

February 27, 12:30 PM

February 27, 12:30 PM

Reading & Talk Creative Writing Program   University of Calgary, Alberta. 2500 University Dr. NWCalgary, Alberta, CanadaT2N 1N4

February 10, 2PM

February 10, 2PM

Writing WorkshopGuelph Public Library, Main Branch, Guelph, Ontario.100 Norfolk St, Guelph, ON N1H 4J6, Canada 

Tuesday, October 23, 7:00p.m

Tuesday, October 23, 7:00p.m

Event with Ondjaki in support of his novel Transparent City which Stephen translated into English The Bookshelf, 41 Quebec Street, Guelph

Saturday, October 6, 4 pm

Saturday, October 6, 4 pm

The Romanian Festival Culture, Arts and Media Education Centre, 918 Bathurst St., Toronto Panel on translating from Romanian to English, with Diana Manole talking about Stephen's translation of Mihail Sebastian's The Accident