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This is a gallery of work specially created for #ThinAir2023. Spend time with writers you love, and discover some new favourites! Ceci est une galerie de travaux spécialement créée pour #ThinAir2023. Passez du temps avec des écrivains que vous aimez et découvrez de nouveaux favoris!
Internationally acclaimed novelist and screenwriter Brad Smith is the author of 14 novels to date, including The Return of Kid Cooper, winner of the 2019 Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, One-Eyed Jacks, short-listed for the Dashiell Hammett Award, Copperhead Road, short-listed for the 2022 Dashiell Hammett Award, and All Hat, adapted to a feature film which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, starring Luke Kirby, Rachael Leigh Cooke and Keith Carradine. Smith also wrote and directed the Bravo short, Fading Fast.
Smith’s writing draws on his wellspring of experiences working across Canada, the U.S. and Africa, at a variety of jobs, including railway signalman, truck driver, bartender, ditch digger, school teacher, farmer, maintenance electrician and roofer. He lives in a 90-year-old farmhouse in Ontario.
RISES A MORAL MAN – 1990 – Penumbra Press
ONE-EYED JACKS – 2000 – Doubleday Canada
ALL HAT – 2003 – Penguin Canada
BUSTED FLUSH – 2005 – Penguin Canada
BIG MAN COMING DOWN THE ROAD – 2007 – Penguin Canada
RED MEANS RUN – 2012 – Simon & Schuster Canada
CROW’S LANDING – 2013 – Simon & Schuster Canada
SHOOT THE DOG – 2014 – Simon & Schuster Canada
ROUGH JUSTICE – 2016 – Severn House
HEARTS OF STONE – 2017 – Severn House
THE RETURN OF KID COOPER – 2018 – Skyhorse
THE GOLIATH RUN – 2020 – At Bay Press
CACTUS JACK – 2020 – Skyhorse
COPPERHEAD ROAD 2022 At Bay Press
ALL HAT – Premiere Toronto International Film Festival 2007
FADING FAST – Bravo TV
Interview / Entrevue
Well…not a book per se but Mad Magazine. I thought it was too subversive!
In Huckleberry Finn – when Huck finds out if he saves the slave Jim, he’ll go to hell. “All right then, I’ll just go to hell.”
Baseball scores, my golf game, my vegetable garden, etc...
To invent a time machine. I have a nagging feeling I was born in the wrong century.
Winnipeg is located in Treaty One territory, the traditional lands of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene Peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation. THIN AIR, the annual celebration produced by the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, strives to honour the First People’s rich tradition of sharing stories as the ground for building genuine community and restoring right relations.
Winnipeg est située sur le territoire du Traité n ° 1, sur les terres traditionnelles des peuples Anishinaabeg, Cris, Oji-Cri, Dakota et Dene, ainsi que sur la patrie de la Nation métisse. THIN AIR, la célébration annuelle produite par le Winnipeg International Writers Festival, s’efforce d’honorer la riche tradition de partage d’histoires des Premiers Peuples comme base pour bâtir une communauté authentique et rétablir de bonnes relations.