Graeme Gibson

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Graeme Gibson

BornThomas Graeme Cameron Gibson
(1934-08-09)9 August 1934
London, Ontario, Canada
Died18 September 2019(2019-09-18) (aged 85)
London, England
Alma materUniversity of Western Ontario
Notable worksEleven Canadian Novelists (1973)
SpouseShirley Gibson (div. c. 1973)
PartnerMargaret Atwood (1973–his death, 2019)

Graeme C. Gibson CM (9 August 1934 – 18 September 2019) was a Canadian novelist.[1] He was a Member of the Order of Canada (1992). He was one of the organizers of the Writer's Union of Canada (chair, 1974–75). He was also a founder of the Writers' Trust of Canada.

Gibson was in a partnership with fellow Canadian novelist Margaret Atwood from 1973 until his death.

In April 2017, Gibson was diagnosed with dementia.[2] He died on 18 September 2019 in a hospital in London, England at the age of 85.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Graeme Gibson's entry in The Canadian Encyclopedia.
  2. "Margaret Atwood, the Prophet of Dystopia". The New Yorker. 2019-09-18.
  3. "Doubleday today shares the sad news that celebrated Canadian author Graeme Gibson has died". Penguin Random House. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  4. "Canadian author Graeme Gibson dead at 85". CP24. 2019-09-18.