|Michael V. Smith|
|Born||Cornwall, Ontario, Canada|
|Notable work(s)||Cumberland, Progress|
Smith was born in Cornwall, Ontario.
He is openly gay.
He makes short videos, which have played around the world in cities such as Milan, Dublin, Turin, London, New York, Toronto, Paris, Geneva, Buenos Aires, SF, LA and Bombay.
He served on the jury of the 2012 Dayne Ogilvie Prize (awarded by the Writers' Trust of Canada to emerging LGBT writers), selecting Amber Dawn as that year's winner.
As a writer, Michael V. Smith works with small town stories, examining issues of class, identity, community and belonging.
Working interdisciplinarily, he’s published a hybrid book of concrete poems (which are photographs) titled Body of Text, created with David Ellingsen.
His debut novel, Cumberland, was nominated for the Books in Canada First Novel Award in 2002. He has also been a nominee for the Journey Prize, and was the inaugural winner of the Dayne Ogilvie Grant,
Several of his short films have garnered awards from the Inside Out Film and Video Festival in Toronto
- What You Can't Have. Winnipeg, MB: Signature Editions, 2006.
- Body of Text (with David Ellingsen). Toronto: BookThug, 2008.
- Cumberland. Toronto: Cormorant Books, 2002. ISBN 1-896951-36-8
- Progress: A novel. Toronto: Cormorant Books, 2011. ISBN 1770860002
- ↑ "Community Hero of the Year: Three introductions to Michael V Smith. Xtra! West, May 23, 2007.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Vancouver's Smith wins new prize for gay writers", CBC.ca, 2007-06-14
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Michael V. Smith, Faculty of Creative & Critical Studies, University of British Columbia. Web, May 3, 2019.
- ↑ Search results = au:Michael V. Smith, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. June 9, 2013.
- Audio / video
- Michael V. Smith reading at Zeke's Gallery
- Micheal V. Smith - Robson Reading Series at IKBLC presents Progress
- Michael V. Smith at Amazon.com
- Michael V. Smith at the University of British Columbia
- Community Hero of the Year: Three introductions to Michael V. Smith, Daily Xtra
- Michael V. Smith Official website.
- Michael V. Smith: Novelist, interview at The Rusty Toque, 2012
- My Body is Yours: In conversation with Michael V. Smith, 2015
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