Andrew Battershill

BIOGRAPHY
Andrew Battershill is the author of two novels, Pillow (Coach House Books, 2015) and Marry, Bang, Kill (Gooselane Editions, 2018). Pillow was longlisted for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize and shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Award. Marry, Bang, Kill was named one of The Globe and Mail’s top 100 books of 2018. Recently, he was the 2018-2019 Writer-in-Residence at the Regina Public Library, and the 2019 Writer-in-Residence at the Richmond Public Library. He is married to the poet and essayist Suzannah Showler. He is currently enrolled in the Masters of Library and Information Science at Dalhousie University with the goal of working in public service.

PUBLICATIONS

Book Publications

Pillow: a novel (Coach House Books, 2015)

Marry, Bang, Kill: a novel (Gooselane Editions, 2018)

AWARDS

Canada Council for the Arts, Explore and Create Grant, 2018-2019

Scotiabank Giller Prize, Longlist, 2016

Kobo Emerging Writer Award, Shortlist, 2015

Sunburst Award for Literature of the Fantastic, Longlist, 2015


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