BWS 13.03.19: Daniel Perry


Daniel Perry is the author of the short story collections Nobody Looks That Young Here (Guernica, 2018), and Hamburger (Thistledown, 2016). His fiction has been short-listed for the Carter V. Cooper Prize and has appeared in more than 30 publications in Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and the Czech Republic. Dan lives in Toronto, and from 2013 to 2017 was the co-host and blog co-ordinator for Brockton Writers Series. You can follow him on Twitter @danielperrysays.


What a pleasure it is to come back to Brockton Writers Series! A lot’s happened since the first time I read here, way back in November 2013–for one, the short story I read that night, “Comets”, found its way into my second collection, Nobody Looks That Young Here, which at the time I thought was my first book and I thought was finished, too… It was finally published last year.

Volunteering with BWS for four years changed me as a person and as a writer, and mostly because of the diverse group of talented, passionate writers and volunteers I got to know during this time. I’m looking forward to seeing some familiar faces, but also some new ones; if I don’t know you yet, then let me introduce myself by way of the interview below, from December of last year.

See you on March 13!

Ahead of his appearance, Dan shares his interview with Storylines about the inspiration behind his collection of short stories, Nobody Looks That Young HereClick here to listen.


Daniel Perry visits Brockton Writers Series on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Glad Day Bookshop, 499 Church Street, Toronto, starting at 6:30pm (PWYC) alongside Kim Moritsugu, Aparna Kaji ShahJim Nason, and guest speaker Zoe Whittall who will  be “Talking TV and Prose.”



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