David Arnason

David Arnason is an acclaimed ­novelist, writer of short fiction, and editor. A ­finalist for the Leacock Medal for Humour (King Jerry) and a winner of the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award (The Imagined City), David has taught at the University of Manitoba since 1972. He has served as both the acting head of the ­Department of ­Icelandic Studies and head of the ­Department of English. Currently, he lives and writes in Gimli, MB.

David Arnason
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The Best of All Possible Worlds


The stories in David Arnason's The Best of All Possible ...

There Can Never be Enough


If it’s a curse to be clever, David Arnason is a man truly ...

Baldur's Song: A Saga


In this modern Icelandic saga, Baldur is ­buffeted by ...



Skrag, farm mongrel, springs to the whistle in bony ...

New Icelanders


Part history, part journey into memory and myth, The New ...

If Pigs Could Fly


Written in three parts, master storyteller Arnason’s second ...

Dragon and the Dry Goods Princess


New fairy tales for adults and children. With his signature ...

Imagined City, The


Winner: Mary Scorer Award for Best Book by a Manitoba ...

Demon Lover, The


In this highly entertaining collection, Arnason employs all ...

King Jerry


Shortlisted: Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour
A ...

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