A new essay collection by award-winning author David Homel.
Award-winning author David Homel mixes memoir and fiction, truth and make-believe in these mediations on his youth in Chicago, his education, and the influences that led to his career as a writer.
Literary Nonfiction. Essay.
David Homel was born in Chicago in 1952 and left in 1970 for Paris, living in Europe the next few years on odd jobs and odder couches. He has published eight novels, from Electrical Storms in 1988 to The Teardown, which won the Paragraph Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction in 2019. He has also written young adult fiction with Marie-Louise Gay, directed documentary films, worked in TV production, been a literary translator, journalist, and creative writing teacher. LUNGING INTO THE UNDERBRUSH (Linda Leith Publishing, 2021) is his first book of non-fiction. He lives in Montreal.Author City: OUTREMONT, QC CAN