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Gord Grisenthwaite is an Indigenous writer from Lytton First Nation. He worked as a graphic designer before completing his MA in English literature and creative writing from the University of Windsor. His short fiction and poetry have appeared in publications like The Antigonish Review and PRISM international. His short story, “The Fine Art of Frying Eggs,” won the John Kenneth Galbraith Literary Award in 2013. In 2021, Grisenthwaite’s “Splatter Patterns” was shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize and his debut novel, Home Waltz, was shortlisted for a Governor General’s Literary Award. Grisenthwaite lives in Kingsville, Ontario. 

Program History

Writer in Residence

Berton House Writers’ Residency