Raymond Fraser

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Gender MALE
Occupation Writer
Location Fredericton, NB, Canada
Introduction RAYMOND FRASER is a Canadian writer and the author of thirteen books of fiction, three of non-fiction, and six collections of poetry. His novel "The Bannonbridge Musicians" (1978) was runner-up for the Governor General's Award. In 2009 following publication of his novel "In Another Life" he received the Lieutenant-Governor’s Award for High Achievement in English-language Literary Arts. His work has been published in a large number of magazines and appeared in anthologies such as Stories of Quebec, Stories of the Maritimes, Toronto Short Stories, New American & Canadian Poetry, and The Maple Laugh Forever. Five of his books are listed in Atlantic Canada's 100 Greatest Books (Nimbus Publishing). In 2012 he was invested into the Order of New Brunswick, the province's highest honour, for his contributions to literature and culture. In 2016 he received an honorary D.Litt degree from his alma mater, St Thomas University. He currently lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick. E-mail: rayfras@gmail.com