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Author: Andrew Forbes

Andrew Forbes's first book, the story collection WHAT YOU NEED, was a runner-up for the 2016 Danuta Gleed Literary Award, and was shortlisted for the 2016 Trillium Book Prize. His second book, THE UTILITY OF BOREDOM: BASEBALL ESSAYS, is currently in its fourth printing. LANDS AND FORESTS (Invisible Publishing, 2019) is his latest collection. Born in Ottawa, he spent much of his childhood in Atlantic Canada, lived in Oxford Mills, Ontario, and currently resides in Peterborough, Ontario with his wife and three children.

Lands and Forests
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Lands and Forests

Invisible Publishing

Fiction. Escaping government-sanctioned flooding, obsessing over camera-equipped drones, violently mourning a lost brother, discovering a new passion in fencing, watching a wildfire consume a whole town: the stories in LANDS AND FORESTS survey the e...

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The Utility of Boredom: Baseball Essays
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The Utility of Boredom: Baseball Essays

Invisible Publishing

Literary Nonfiction. Essays. A collection of essays for ardent seamheads and casual baseball fans alike, THE UTILITY OF BOREDOM is a book about finding respite and comfort in the order, traditions, and rituals of baseball. From learning about Americ...

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What You Need
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What You Need

Invisible Publishing

Fiction. Short Fiction. Loyalties collide with long-buried love, a man builds a nuclear bomb in his garage, and children walk up walls. The stories in WHAT YOU NEED beautifully recount the rawness of human experience. Andrew Forbes's characters stru...

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