Mark Abley was born in England, grew up in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and has lived for more than thirty years in the Montreal area. A Rhodes Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow, he has written four collections of poetry and two books for children. Mark’s most recent work of nonfiction, Conversations with a Dead Man: The Legacy of Duncan Campbell Scott (2013), looks at the troubled history of white-Indigenous relations in Canada. A language columnist for the Montreal Gazette, he is now working on a new book about language, in addition to a memoir of his father.
8 April 2017 / 11h00