Loading…
avatar for David Carpenter

David Carpenter

David Carpenter began writing as a translator and critic, but in the mid-1980s he turned to writing fiction. He is the author of four novels, three collections of short fiction, one book of poems, and three works of literary nonfiction.  His most recent books have won more than a dozen literary awards, among which are the Independent Booksellers (NYC) Silver Medal for short fiction (Welcome to Canada),  the Saskatchewan Book Awards’ “Book of the Year”(A Hunter’s Confession), the National CODE Award (The Education of Augie Merasty), and the prestigious Kloppenburg Award for Literary Excellence. Carpenter wrote the early drafts of The Gold in a cabin on Little Bear Lake in Northern Saskatchewan.