Tim Bowling


Tim Bowling is one of Canada’s most accomplished writers. His eighteen books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction have been shortlisted for major national prizes, including a Writers’ Trust Award, a Governor General’s Literary Award and a Canadian Authors Association Award. His writing has also been nominated twelve times for the Alberta Book Awards and nine times for the City of Edmonton Book Prize. In 2008, the Guggenheim Foundation awarded Bowling a fellowship in recognition of his entire body of work. He lives in Edmonton.

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Books by this author

  • 9781928088325

    The Heavy Bear

    May 2017
    250 pages | ISBN 978-1-928088-32-5

    With ghosts, a bear and a monkey, one of Canada’s best writers takes readers on an enchanting adventure.

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