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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.

Stephen reviewed a posthumous work by Roberto Bolaño for the Times Literary Supplement.

An essay by Stephen on the career of Mario Vargas Llosa appeared in the Literary Review of Canada.

Stephen was interviewed about the history of the harassment scandals in the Concordia University creative writing program on CTV News.

Stephen's essay "An Ambiguous Voice"  appeared in the collection Luminous Ink. Writers on Writing in Canada.

Stephen's long short story, "Blue River Hotel," will be published in the Fall 2018 issue of Ploughshares.

In 2018, Stephen published three new books: the short story collection Blue River and Red Earth , his English translation of Ondjaki's novel Transparent City, and his scholarly volume, co-edited with Candace Johnson, Human and Environmental Justice in Guatemala....

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  

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