Michael Crummey is an internationally celebrated novelist and poet; he has published nine books of poetry and fiction. Galore won the Canadian Authors Association’s Fiction Award, the Commonwealth Prize (Canada and Caribbean Region), and was short-listed for the International IMPAC Dublin Award and the Governor General’s Award. Sweetland was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award in 2014. His most recent poetry collection is Under the Keel (Anansi, 2013). He lives in St. John’s.
Interviews & Articles
Jiggs’ Dinner by Michael Crummey
Jiggs' Dinner by Michael Crummey from Hard Light (Brick Books 1998 and 2015) read by Deidre Gillard-Rowlings [Rattling Books], January 15, 2018
Michael Crummey writing the poetry and stories of Newfoundland
Re-broadcast of interview with Michael Crummey for International Poetry Day, March 23, 2017
Michael Crummey – Micro-interview
Michael Crummey explores family, love and longing for Newfoundland in new poetry collection ‘Little Dogs’
Interview on As It Happens including reading "Bread", a poem from Hard Light, May 23, 2016
“Bread” from Hard Light by Michael Crummey – short film
Through the questions posed to them, many Brick Books authors have taken the time to provide insights into such things as their writing process, experience as poets, reflections on poems among many other things.
Insights from Michael Crummey can be found here.