Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Nico Rogers is a storyteller and performance artist, and has appeared at writing and folk festivals across the country, as well as on TV and radio. He has taught writing and literature in post-secondary institutions in Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Edmonton and now lives in Toronto, where he is working on a novel which will be a thematic continuation of The Fetch. The Fetch is his first collection. Drawing on family recollections, interviews with elders and extensive research in archives and regional museums, The Fetch is neither a novel nor a collection of short stories. It is a compelling volume of tales and prose poems, powered by a broad range of characters. The Fetch was recently short-listed for a Northern LIT award.