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Lisa Moore

Lisa Moore has written two collections of short stories, Degrees of Nakedness and Open, and three novels, Alligator, February and Caught, as well as a stage play, based on her novel February. Lisa’s most recent work is a young adult novel called Flannery. Lisa's work has been translated into French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, German, Turkish and French. She has studied conceptual art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Alligator and Caught, and her short story collection Open were nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her novel February was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won CBC Canada Reads in 2013. She is also the winner of the Writer’s Trust Engel Findley Award for Fiction and the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for the Canada/Caribbean region. Lisa has written for the magazines Canadian Art, Walrus, and Elle, as well as the Globe and Mail, the National Post and the Guardian.
Migrant Art and Its Legacy in Newfoundland

Migrant Art and Its Legacy in Newfoundland

An exhibition in St. John’s looks at what Bulgarian refugees brought to the province’s art scene in the 1990s—with resonances to today’s migrant crises.

What Is the New Newfoundland Dream?

What Is the New Newfoundland Dream?

Plummeting oil prices and economic anxiety are changing Newfoundland's idea of itself yet again, Lisa Moore writes. But artists help put the flux in focus.

A Labour of Love
Fogo Island: Rock Haven

Fogo Island: Rock Haven

To many, Newfoundland’s Fogo Island is a barren landscape of marsh, scrub and lichen-mottled boulders at the edge of the continent. But as author Lisa Moore reports in our fall issue, new arts programs (and dramatic buildings) are changing that image.

At the Edge of the Universe: Will Gill’s Art of Place