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OConnell Grace

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Grace is the author of Magnified World, which was published as part of the Random House Canada New Face of Fiction Program in 2012. Her writing has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek and Quill & Quire, and has been nominated for National Magazine Awards, The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, the Eden Mills Literary Prize and won the THIS Magazine Great Canadian Literary Hunt. Her short fiction is forthcoming in The Journey Prize Stories Anthology. She works as Contributing Editor for the Open Book: Toronto and writes a book column for THIS Magazine. Grace lives in Toronto.

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Grace’s Books:

Be Ready For The Lightning


Random House Canada, Canada, June 2017


Magnified World

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Knopf Canada, May 1, 2012

CBC Books 10 Canadian Writers to Watch in 2012

The Globe and Mail’s Fab Five