Author: Maureen Medved

Maureen Medved is a novelist, screenwriter, and playwright as well as an Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia. She has written essays on television and film for the magazine Herizons. Her novel The Tracey Fragments was first published in 1998 by House of Anansi Press. Anansi published a film tie-in edition to coincide with the Canadian release of the film in Fall 2007, and Les Allusifs has published a French language version of the book (the French language edition won a 2008 Governor General's Literary Award for Translation). Bruce McDonald directed Medved's screen adaptation of The Tracey Fragments starring Ellen Page, which opened the Panorama program of the 57th annual Berlin International Film Festival and won the Manfred Salzgeber Prize. In 2009, Medved received the Artistic Achievement Award from Women in Film and Television, Vancouver. BLACK STAR is Medved's second novel; Anvil will be publishing Medved's third book, her essays on television and film, in 2019. Maureen is currently working on a new novel.

Black Star
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Black Star

Anvil Press

Fiction. Del Hanks is on the verge of academic tenure, but at forty she's also perched on the precipice of either the beginning or the end of the rest of her life. BLACK STAR is a dark comedy, both bitingly funny and transgressive, an unflinching an...

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