John Metcalf

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Birthday
12, 1938
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
12, 1938 (age 79)
Birthplace
England

About

English-Canadian writer and editor who published his fourteenth work, Shut Up He Explained: A Literary Memoir, Volume II, in 2007. His earlier works include Shooting the Stars, Girl in Gingham, and The Teeth of My Father.

Before Fame

He moved from England to Canada in 1962 and published his first book, The Lady Who Sold Furniture, eight years later.

Trivia

He was awarded the National Magazine Awards' Gold Medal for Fiction in 1996.

Family Life

He was the English-born son of a clergyman and a teacher. He married Myrna Metcalf.

Associated With

He and comedian Matt Lucas both graduated from the University of Bristol.

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