Joe Fiorito

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Joe Fiorito, winner of the 1995 National Newspaper Award for his columns in The Montreal Gazette, is the author of the national best-selling family memoir The Closer We Are To Dying and the award-winning novel The Song Beneath the Ice.  In the 1980s Joe lived in Iqaluit on Baffin Island where he worked for CBC Radio.  His novel, Union Station won the 2003 Toronto Book Award.  Joe writes a weekly column for The Toronto Star. In 2008, Joe appeared on a discussion panel with other Canadian journalists to discuss the craft of journalism.

Years Participated: 2008

Author Website: http://www.thestar.com/authors.fiorito_joe.html

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