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Miriam Toews


Miriam Toews is a writer living in Winnipeg with her husband and kids. She is the author of A Complicated Kindness (Doubleday), winner of the 2004 Governor General’s Award for Fiction and The Flying Troutmans (Knopf Canada), winner of the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize.
  • Sweet Badass Dude

    A nervous kid from Canada becomes the king of the basketball courts in Venice Beach. more »

    Apr 3, 2011 Dispatches

  • Road Trip, First Day

    I woke up before the kids and noticed that Thebes had left a small silver notebook by the bed. Logan had covered himself up completely with his blanket. I couldn’t see him but I could hear him snoring softly, humming, like a little airplane lost in t more »

    Oct 28, 2008 Prose

  • Owen Unplugged

    His hair is red and shaggy and longish, and he’s pale and slim and six feet tall. Music is everything to him, which makes sense because he’s fifteen. I was twenty-two when he was born. I’d never had brothers or any other close male relatives and I’d more »

    Jul 21, 2008 Prose