Mark Frutkin

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Mark Frutkin has published ten novels, four collections of poetry, and three works of non-fiction. In 2007, his novel, Fabrizio’s Return, won the Trillium Prize for Best Book in Ontario and the Sunburst Award. In 1988, his novel, Atmospheres Apollinaire, was short-listed for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction.

His most recent poetry collection, Hermit Thrush, (Quattro, 2015) was a finalist for the Ottawa Book Awards, and his most recent novel was titled The Artist and the Assassin (Porcupine’s Quill). He has written numerous reviews and essays for Arc and was once its editor. [updated in 2023]

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