Anne Michaels, both a poet and novelist (and in some ways a historian), was the University of New Brunswick's thirteenth writer-in-residence for the 1995-1996 school year. She was born in Toronto, Ontario, on April 15th 1958, and has been writing since her childhood. She recieved her B.A. at the University of Toronto, and is occasionally still affiliated with the University of Toronto as a creative writing teacher. Additionally, she participated in the Ontario Arts Council's Writers-in-the-Schools program. Relatively little is known about Michaels outside of her literary work, as she is unwilling to allow her personal life to take away from her work and ruin the sanctity of her texts. Her first novel, Fugitive Pieces, pushed Michaels to the forefront of Canadian authors. Now, Michaels has been translated into nealry thirty languages and has been the recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees.
Before the University of New Brunswick, Anne Michaels served as writer-in-residence for York University, Douglas College, and Canadore College.
UA Case 191; Section 2; Anne Michaels
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