Monday, May 11, 2009

Steven Mayoff

Steven Mayoff was born in Montreal, lived in Toronto for seventeen years, and now makes Prince Edward Island his home. His fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines across Canada and also in international journals such as Vocabula Review, Euphony, Mobius Magazine, (U.S.A.), The Dublin Quarterly (Ireland), The Arabesque Review (Algeria) and Upstairs At Duroc (France). He has written drama for the stage and for CBC Radio. As a lyricist he has collaborated in various genres with musicians such as Ted Dykstra, Melanie Doane, and David R. Scott. In 2003 he won the David Adams Richards Prize for an early portion of an unpublished novel. A later draft was a semi-finalist for the 2008 Breakout Novel Award. His first collection of fiction, Fatted Calf Blues, was published this year by Turnstone Press. You can visit him at

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