Danial Neil

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Gender MALE
Occupation writer
Location British Columbia, Canada
Introduction All poems and photography by Danial Neil and can only be used by permission. I am a writer and my loves are poetry and literary fiction. In 2004 I studied Creative Writing at UBC. My novel, "The Killing Jars" was published in 2006 and "Flight of the Dragonfly", written in 1996 and published in 2009 by Borealis Press in Ottawa. I have won the poetry prize at the Surrey International Writer's Conference writing contest four times since 2001. "The Trees of Calan Gray" was published by Oolichan Books in 2014. "my June" to be published by Ronsdale Press in September 2014. Currently working on my 15th novel.
Interests writing, photography, hiking, the environment, trees, old growth forests
Favorite Movies Legends of the Fall, Horse Whisperer, Jeremiah Johnson, The Shipping News, Deliverance, You Got Mail, A Beautiful Mind, Remains of the Day, Lonesome Dove, The Shootist, Four Feathers, Dead Poets Society, What About Bob
Favorite Music Led Zeppelin, John Denver, Leonard Cohen, Gordon Lightfoot, KD Lang, Neil Young, John Lennon, Fleetwood Mac, Mark Neil
Favorite Books Stone Angel, Diviners, The Shipping News, All the Pretty Horses, Cities of the Plains, Lonesome Dove, A Return to Love, The Power of Now, Alias Grace, In the Skin of a Lion, Anil's Ghost