The Ann Ireland NC Archive Page



Ann Ireland‘s most recent novel, The Blue Guitar, was published by Dundurn Press in early 2013. Her first novel, A Certain Mr. Takahashi, won the $50,000 Seal-Bantam First Novel Award and was made into a feature motion picture  called The Pianist in 1991. Her second novel, The Instructor, recently reprinted by Dundurn Press, was nominated for the Trillium Award and the Barnes and Noble’s Discover These New Writers Award, and Exile was shortlisted for the Governor-General’s Award and the Rogers/Writers Trust Award. She is a past president of PEN Canada and coordinates Ryerson University’s Chang School of Continuing Education, Writing Workshops department. She lives most of the time in Toronto and part of the time in Mexico.


from The Instructor

from The Blue Guitar

from Where’s Bob?


Seeing Jane and Don | A Visit With Artist Jane Buyers & Playwright Don Druick

The Cloven Lychee Nut: Poems & Interview With Julie Bruck

Tearing the Sacred Book Apart: Poems & Interview With Phil Hall

Hand in Glove: The Poetic Collaborations of Kim Maltman & Roo Borson

On the Shores of Darkness, There is Light | Cordelia Strube: Fiction & Interview

Anti-film: Interview with Video Artist Gunilla Josephson

Slim Twig: Profile

Sea Wolf Speaks from the Studio: Music & Interview


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