A writer and teacher of creative writing, Ken Murray published his first novel, Eulogy, with Tightrope Books in 2015. Prior works have been published by Prairie Fire, Globe and Mail, Mendacity Review, Brooklyn Rail, Ottawa Citizen, Canadian Business Magazine, Maclean’s, and the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (through the Random House of Canada Student Award in Writing). While earning his MFA at The New School, he also trained as a Teaching Artist with Community Word Project and taught with the organization Poets House. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the inaugural Marina Nemat Award, the Random House Award, and an Emerging Artist’s grant from the Toronto Arts Council.
Originally from Vancouver, Ken grew up in Ottawa and has lived in various locations across Canada, and also New York City. He now divides his time between Prince Edward County and Haliburton Ontario, and teaching at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Beyond reading and writing, he can most often be found dabbling in various sports, or doing broadcast work with 99.3 County FM in Prince Edward County.