Portrait of Michael Mirolla

Past Writer-in-Residence:
Michael Mirolla

Michael Mirolla is the author of over a dozen works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and plays, and a three-time winner of the F.G. Bressani Literary Prize.

His novel Berlin was a finalist for the Indie and National Book Awards. The short story “A Theory of Discontinuous Existence” was selected for the Journey Prize Anthology and “The Sand Flea” was a Pushcart Prize nominee.

Born in Italy and raised in Montreal, Michael now lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

During his time as writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House, Michael will be working on his fifth novel, The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Past Writer-in-Residence:
Michael Mirolla

Portrait of Michael Mirolla

Michael Mirolla is the author of over a dozen works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and plays, and a three-time winner of the F.G. Bressani Literary Prize.

His novel Berlin was a finalist for the Indie and National Book Awards. The short story “A Theory of Discontinuous Existence” was selected for the Journey Prize Anthology and “The Sand Flea” was a Pushcart Prize nominee.

Born in Italy and raised in Montreal, Michael now lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

During his time as writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House, Michael will be working on his fifth novel, The Second Law of Thermodynamics.

Latest Blog Postings by Michael Mirolla

A Novel Afternoon

A Novel Afternoon

On Sunday, January 26, 2 to 4pm, please join writer-in-residence Michael Mirolla for literary readings by novelists Amanda Hale, Janice Lynn Mather, Suzanne Chiasson, Michael Springate, Sabina Khan, and Marina Sonkina. Michael Mirolla will also read from a novel in...

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Of Angry Cars & Moving Mould

Of Angry Cars & Moving Mould

Guest Post by Michael Mirolla I don’t know what it is but the cars in Vancouver seem more angry these days. Petulant. Looking for a fight. Eager to run somebody over. To prove their superiority over lowly pedestrians maybe. I mention this not because it’s so different...

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