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Norman Ravvin


Norman Ravvin’s first novel, Café des Westens, won the Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism New Fiction Award.His second novel, Lola by Night, came out in Serbian translation in 2007.His story collection, Sex, Skyscrapers and Standard Yiddish, won the K.M. Hunter Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artist Prize. A novel in progress, The Typewriter Girl, was recently supported by a Canada Council Writers in Mid-Career Grant
He was, for two years, fiction editor at the Fiddlehead magazine in Fredericton.Norman’s fiction and non-fiction have appeared in journals, magazines and newspapers across the country, as well as on CBC Radio. He is the co-editor of The Canadian Jewish Studies Reader and editor of Not Quite Mainstream: Canadian Jewish Short Stories, as well as the Hungry I imprint based in Montreal, which focuses on Canadian Jewish writing
A native of Calgary, he lived in Vancouver, Toronto and Fredericton before settling in Montreal with his family.

Books by Norman Ravvin

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Joyful-child-cover The Joyful Child