John Geddes

Photo of John Geddes in front of a tree trunk. John is wearing a grey shirt and glasses. His hair is short and brown. John is looking at the camera with a smile.
John Geddes is an Ottawa writer who has tried his hand at lots of different kinds of writing. As a political journalist, he’s won National Magazine Awards and Harvard’s Nieman Fellowship. His novel The Sundog Season won the Ottawa Book Award. Last year, he picked up a Digital Publishing Award for a personal essay about the Nazi past of a Viennese painting in the National Gallery’s collection. Most recently, the Irish literary quarterly The Moth published one of John’s short stories. [provided for the 2022 Diana Brebner Prize]
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