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Kevin Hardcastle is a fiction writer from Simcoe County, Ontario. He is the author of the novel In the Cage and the short story collection Debris, which won the Trillium Book Award and the ReLit Award for Short Fiction, was a runner-up for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, and a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. His short fiction has been widely published in Canada and the United States. He lives and works in Toronto.

Award History

Jury Citation

“In a poignant mediation on family and the things we try to recover of the past, two brothers embark on a road trip to bring their recovering father home from the hospital.” — 2012 Journey Prize Jury (Michael Christie, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, and Kathleen Winter)

Works recognized by WT

To Have to Wait