Jack Hodgins





Jack Hodgins


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in Comox Valley, British Columbia, Canada
October 03, 1938

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Novelist and short story writer Jack Hodgins lives on Vancouver Island where until recently he taught fiction writing at the University of Victoria. Raised in the small rural community of Merville in the Comox Valley, he graduated with a B.Ed from the University of British Columbia, and taught high school in Nanaimo between 1961 and 1981. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Ottawa between 1981 and 1983. Between 1983 and 2002 he taught in the Department of Writing at the University of Victoria, and was a full professor at the time of his retiring. He occasionally conducts fiction-writing workshops, including an annual workshop in Mallorca, Spain. He and his wife Dianne, a former teacher, live in Cadboro Bay within easy visiting ...more

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Broken Ground

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A Passion for Narrative: A ...

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The Invention of the World

3.59 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 1978 — 7 editions
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The Master Of Happy Endings

3.34 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Cadillac Cathedral

3.38 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Spit Delaney's Island: Sele...

3.79 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1976 — 6 editions
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The Resurrection of Joseph ...

3.45 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 1979 — 9 editions
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Distance

3.47 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2003 — 3 editions
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The Macken Charm

3.46 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Innocent Cities

3.37 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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