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Author Study: Alice Munro Curated by Jenny Fu '20

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Alice Munro

Alice Munro

Canadian short-story writer, Alice Munro, was born on July 10th, 1931 in Wingham, Huron County, Ontario. With literary honours in high school, Munro attended the University of Western Ontario studying Journalism and English. At the time of this writing, Munro is 87 years old and a Mother of 4 children. She currently resides in Clinton, Ontario. Her works were well received by critics and readers alike, winning the Governor General's Award, the International Man Booker Prize, the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature, and many other awards. She is often referred to as "the Canadian Chekhov," "a master of contemporary short stories," and "the writer most likely to be read in a hundred years." 


Munro's notable works include: 

Dance of the Happy Shades (1968)

The Beggar Maid (1977) 

The Moon of Jupiter (1982)

The Progress of Love (1983)

Friend of My Youth (1990)

The Love of a Good Woman (1998)

Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage (2001)

Dear Life (2011)