Kevin Hardcastle


Kevin Hardcastle is a fiction writer whose debut collection of short stories Debris won the 2016 Trillium Book Award and received copious accolades. His work has appeared in The Walrus, Joyland, The New Quarterly, The Malahat Review and has been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories and in two issues of The Journey Prize Stories. His first novel, In the Cage, is a carefully crafted story with powerful, direct prose. After an extremely vicious Mixed Martial Arts cage-fighter suffers a career-ending injury, he falls into the criminal world for work.