Barry Grills

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Former journalist and broadcaster, Barry Grills was born in Belleville, Ontario. 

He has been publishing short fiction in Canada since 1973 in literary magazines such as Quarry, Grain,  and the University of Windsor Review, and in anthologies such as  Best Canadian Stories

He is the author of three cultural  biographies from Quarry Press on the lives of Anne Murray, Alanis  Morissette and Celine Dion. An updated biography of Celine Dion with Jim  Brown was the source for a CBC Television movie which aired in 2008.  

Every Wolf's Howl, a memoir about his adventures, friendship, and  spiritual transformation with a wolf-German shepherd companion,  was published by Freehand Books in autumn 2012.

He is a past chair of The Writers’ Union of Canada and the Book and Periodical Council.

He is married to writer and college professor Jennifer Rouse Barbeau. They live in North Bay, Ontario.



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