Three of Wayde Compton’s books have been finalists for the City of Vancouver Book Award, and The Outer Harbour won it in 2015. His book 49th Parallel Psalm (Arsenal Pulp, 1999) was a finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Prize. Compton is the Program Director of Creative Writing in Continuing Studies at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, where he administrates the Writer’s Studio.
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What are you working on?
A graphic novel, a libretto, some essays, a novel, and maybe a book for kids.