Described by the Globe & Mail as an author who "negotiates the labyrinth of human emotions with prose that enters the mind . . . simply and powerfully," in a style the Calgary Herald called "manic, hilarious, and cheerfully vulgar," John-James Ford is a Canadian writer who will gladly punch you in the feelings and then rub a healing balm of words over all the old wounds.

Described by the Globe & Mail as an author who "negotiates the labyrinth of human emotions with prose that enters the mind . . . simply and powerfully," in a style the Calgary Herald called "manic, hilarious, and cheerfully vulgar," John-James Ford is a Canadian writer who will gladly punch you in the feelings and then rub a healing balm of words over all the old wounds.

 John-James Ford is a Canadian writer who lives in Ottawa and abroad. His first novel was awarded the Ottawa Book Award for Fiction in 2005 and his poetry and short stories have been published in Grey Borders, Papertiger, qwerty, Carousel, Prairie Fire, stonestone, and sub-Terrain, among others.

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