Kevin Major

Canadian author

1949   -  

country of citizenship: Canada
educated at: Memorial University of Newfoundland
occupation: novelist, children's writer

Kevin Major (born September 12, 1949) is a Canadian author who lives in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador with his wife. He writes for both young people and adults, including fiction, literary non-fiction, poetry, and plays. Major was born and raised in Stephenville, Newfoundland. He later moved to St. John's where he attended Memorial University. Before becoming a writer, he taught school in several parts of the province, including the Eastport Peninsula in Bonavista Bay. His early novels are known for exploring issues of adolescence and the family. They were usually set on the Island of Newfoundland. In 1992 he was awarded the Vicky Metcalf Award for his body of work. His more recent books are mostly adult fiction.
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works

2

Dear Bruce Springsteen

book by Kevin Major

author: Kevin Major

1987

Blood Red Ochre

book by Kevin Major

author: Kevin Major

1989

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