Suzette Mayr, wearing a grey coat, standing outdoors with large tree in background
Suzette Mayr

Suzette
Mayr

Suzette Mayr is the author of six novels including her most recent, The Sleeping Car Porter, winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Award, the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction, and the City of Calgary Book Prize. Mayr’s other novels have won the ReLit Award and City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, and been nominated for the Commonwealth Prize, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Awards, and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction. Mayr is a former President of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Calgary, and is a Killam Laureate.

Suzette Mayr is the author of six novels including her most recent, The Sleeping Car Porter, winner of the 2022 Scotiabank Giller Award, the Georges Bugnet Award for Fiction, and the City of Calgary Book Prize. Mayr’s other novels have won the ReLit Award and City of Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize, and been nominated for the Commonwealth Prize, the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Awards, and the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction. Mayr is a former President of the Writers’ Guild of Alberta. She teaches Creative Writing at the University of Calgary, and is a Killam Laureate.

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