Craftwork: Douglas Glover
Wednesday March 14, 2012
Our ongoing series of talks by some of today’s most exciting writers on the nuts and bolts of creating great fiction is presented in partnership with One Story. Douglas Glover's talk focused on the art of writing novels and longer works of fiction.
Douglas Glover is the author of five books of stories and four novels including Elle which won the Governor-General's Award for Fiction in Canada in 2003 and was a finalist for the Dublin IMPAC Literary Award in 2005. His stories have appeared in The Best American Short Stories, Best Canadian Stories, and The New Oxford Book of Canadian Short Stories. He has written a book of essays, Notes Home from a Prodigal Son, and a study of Don Quixote and novel form, The Enamoured Knight. His most recent book, just out, is Attack of the Copula Spiders and Other Essays on Writing. He teaches at Vermont College of Fine Arts and publishes the online magazine Numéro Cinq.