Anne Michaels Biography

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The contemporary Canadian poet, novelist, and essayist Anne Michaels writes in English and is best known for her first novel, Fugitive Pieces (1996), which won national and international awards. Before the acclaim for Fugitive Pieces, however, Michaels was established as a Canadian poet, and she has continued to write poetry that has been published in collections as well as in journals and literary magazines. Her poems have been translated into Hebrew and Gujarati, and her novel has been translated into more than twenty-three languages. Michaels's Fugitive Pieces provides an important contribution to Holocaust literature, particularly in its implied comparison between first- and second-generation survivors and the differently inflected nature of their witnessing.

Anne Michaels was born on 15 April 1958 in Toronto, Ontario, to Rosalind (née Rosenberg) and Isaiah Michaels, a Jewish immigrant from Russia. She was educated at the University of Toronto, where she gained a B.A...

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