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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....

PRIZE for Short Story!

PRIZE for Short Story!

Stephen's short story won the 2016 McNally-Robinson/ Prairie Fire Short Fiction Contest  and will appear in the Summer 2017 issue of Prairie Fire magazine.

Forthcoming Publication

Forthcoming Publication

Stephen's long story "Blue River Hotel"  is forthcoming as a "solo"  publication from the prestigious Boston literary magazine Ploughshares .

Chapter Published

Chapter Published

A chapter by Stephen on the Central European connections of the mothers of the writers  Mavis Gallant and Clark Blaise appears in Clark Blaise: Essays on His Works (Guernica Editions, 2016), edited by J.R. (Tim) Struthers.

Thursday, June 21, 7p.m.

Thursday, June 21, 7p.m.

Reading from Blue River and Red Earth with Mauricio Segura Argo Bookshop 1915 Ste. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Quebec  

Wednesday, May 16, 14:00

Wednesday, May 16, 14:00

"Angolanidade and the Contours of a Late-Developing National Literature,' Lecture University of Bucharest,  Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta 4-12, Bucharest, Romania.

Wednesday, May 9, 14:00

Wednesday, May 9, 14:00

"The Institutions of Canadian Literature: From Consolidation to Dissolution," Lecture   Eotvos Loránd University Egyetem tér 1-3, Budapest, Hungary.

Monday, May 7, 12:30

Monday, May 7, 12:30

"Postcolonialism's End?  The Fragmentation of CanLit, 2000-2017," Lecture Szentkirályi u. 28, 1088 Budapest, Hungary.