Mark Frutkin

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Mark Frutkin reads from his novel, Fabrizio's Return

Published by: Knopf Canada

Time of Reading: 5:18
Cleveland-born Mark Frutkin, a Canadian citizen since 1976, has published seven books of fiction and three books of poetry. His 1988 novel, Atmospheres Apollinaire, was short-listed for Canada’s Governor General's Award for fiction and was also short-listed for the Trillium Award (Province of Ontario). Fabrizio's Return won the 2006 Trillium Book Award, the 2006 Sunburst Award, and was a finalist for the Commonwealth Writer's Prize for Best Book (Canada/Caribbean). Frutkin has also published over 130 book reviews with and
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“With enough colour and outrage in the characters to please Boccaccio, and enough love, venom and splendour in the proceedings to please Dante, Frutkin’s Fabrizio’s Return is a grand entertainment that will streak across the reader’s imagination, well, like a comet.”
—Yann Martel
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