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Features / December 8, 2011

Fogo Island: Rock Haven

Opening spread for “Rock Haven” by Lisa Moore, Canadian Art, Fall 2011, pp 124–8 / photo courtesy Fogo Island Arts Corporation

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.