M.A.C. Farrant

Photo by Laura Sawchuk

M.A.C. Farrant is the author of sixteen books: thirteen collections of satirical and philosophical short fiction; one novel, The Strange Truth About Us; a novel-length memoir, My Turquoise Years; a book of humorous essays, The Secret Lives of Litterbugs; and the stage adaptation of My Turquoise Years, which premiered at Vancouver’s Arts Club Theatre in 2013.

A full-time writer currently residing in North Saanich, British Columbia, Farrant’s work as been nominated for many awards, including the Commonwealth Writers Prize, the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, The Van City Book Prize, the National Magazine Awards, the Gemini Award (for the Bravo short-film adaptation of her story “Rob’s Guns & Ammo”), the Victoria Book Prize, and two Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards for her play My Turquoise Years, among others. She is a regular book reviewer for the Vancouver Sun, the Globe and Mail, and the National Post.

Farrant has taught writing at the University of Victoria, the Victoria School of Writing, the Banff Centre for the Arts, and was Writer-in-Residence at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia.

The Days

Short-listed 2017 Victoria City Book Prize

The Strange Truth About Us

Long-listed 2012 One of the Top Twenty-Three Canadian Fiction Books of 2012 (Globe and Mail)

The World Afloat

Winner 2014 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

The Days

Short-listed 2017 Victoria City Book Prize

The Strange Truth About Us

Long-listed 2012 One of the Top Twenty-Three Canadian Fiction Books of 2012 (Globe and Mail)

The World Afloat

Winner 2014 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

events | 2017-04-29
Authors for Indies Day (national)

…and a few Talon authors will be out and about! M.A.C. Farrant will be on hand at the UBC Bookstore in VANCOUVER …