My Town: Faces of Windsor

My Town Faces of Windsor My Town brings together than snapshots of the people and places that have called Windsor home More than this they have made Windsor for better and for worse the city it is today Some of these fa

  • Title: My Town: Faces of Windsor
  • Author: Marty Gervais
  • ISBN: 9781897231227
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Paperback
  • My Town brings together than 70 snapshots of the people and places that have called Windsor home More than this, they have made Windsor, for better and for worse, the city it is today Some of these faces you will recognize others will have slipped beneath the radar Marty has sought them out and made their stories his own.

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    About “Marty Gervais

    • Marty Gervais

      Marty Gervais is an award winning journalist, photographer, poet, playwright, historian, editor and teacher.In 1998, he won the prestigious Toronto s Harbourfront Festival Prize for his contributions to Canadian letters and to emerging writers In 1996, he was awarded the Milton Acorn People s Poetry Award for his book, Tearing Into A Summer Day That book was awarded the City of Windsor Mayor s Award for literature.In 2003, Gervais was again awarded City of Windsor Mayor s Award for literature, this time for his book, To Be Now new and selected poems.In 2005, Gervais was featured on a film made for TV Bravo The film, Heart of A Poet, was made by Maureen Judge It explores the life of Gervais as a poet, journalist and photographer Gervais led a group of writers to France where they read at Shakespeare Co Books in Paris.In 2005, Gervais first novel, Reno, was published and launched at BookFest Windsor Taking My Blood, an elegant chapbook based on 17 days in a hospital with a debilitating condition of Crohn s, was published in late 2005.In 2006, Gervais published Wait For Me, his first full collection since To Be Now It was launched at the Mocombo Cafe in Victoria and at a reading on Salt Spring Island, B.C.Gervais has also been the recipient of 16 Western Ontario Newspaper Awards for journalism.Marty Gervais received a B.A from the University of Guelph, and an M.A from the University of Windsor where he studied writing under the celebrated Canadian novelist and short story writer Morley Callaghan He has written than a dozen books of poetry, two plays and a novella His most successful work, The Rumrunners, a book about the Prohibition period was a Canadian bestseller in 1980 Equally successful was Seeds In The Wilderness, a book of essays based on interviews Gervais conducted with such notable religious leaders as Mother Theresa, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Hans Kung and Terry Waite With this latter book, Gervais photographed many of these world leaders.In 1985,Voices That Thunder brought together his photographs and stories from his month long experience of being in a Catholic mission in Peru.In addition to being a writer, Marty Gervais is the founder and part owner of Black Moss Press.Marty Gervais also is Resident Writing Professional at the University of Windsor where he teaches courses in editing, publishing and creative writing.He also writes a regular column, called My Town for The Windsor Star.



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