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Kevin Hardcastle is a fiction writer from Simcoe County, Ontario. He studied writing at the University of Toronto and at Cardiff University.

Hardcastle’s debut collection, Debris, won the Trillium Book Award, the ReLit Award for Short Fiction, runner-up for the Danuta Gleed Literary award, and was a finalist for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. Debris was named a Quill & Quire book of the year.

His novel, In the Cage, was released to wide acclaim in fall 2017. It was named a Globe & Mail and National Post book of the year. In summer/fall 2018, the French language translation, Dans la Cage, was published by Éditions Albin Michel.

Hardcastle was a finalist for the 24th annual Journey Prize in 2012, and his short stories have been widely
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Hardcastle at festivals this fall, including Calgary Wordfest, Vancouver Writers Fest

hey everybody. in two days I'm going festing. starting at WordFest Calgary, with a stop for the Kevin Hardcastle "In the Cage" Book Launch at Audrey's Books in Edmonton, before moving on to Whaletown and Vancouver Writers Fest.
there are more things coming as well. but here is a list of all my festival events, in order:

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Published on October 11, 2017 13:10 Tags: book-launch, calgary, edmonton, in-the-cage, vancouver, vwf, wordfest
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Kevin Richard wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request! I expect my review of your book to go live tomorrow at The Oak Wheel."

No problem, man. I thought I was all done with reviews for Debris, so I really appreciate your giving it a go. I'll keep an eye out for it tomorrow. Cheers.


Richard Derus Thanks for accepting my friend request! I expect my review of your book to go live tomorrow at The Oak Wheel.


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