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Steven Heighton : Comments by Writers and Critics


Selected Comments


"Steven Heighton is one of the finest writers in this country."
                     —Barbara Gowdy


"Heighton is one of the best writers of his generation, maybe the best."
                     —Al Purdy


"Heighton is an experienced adventurer in literary form . . . a sense of boldness and risk-taking infuses [his work]."
                     —New York Times Book Review


"[Heighton has] emerged as one of the best new writers of the 90s."
                     —Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature


"Heighton's writing would hold its own in any literary circle."
                     —Chicago Tribune


"Vivacious, purposeful and entertaining. . .one of Canada's most talented younger writers."
                     —Times Literary Supplement


"A major new voice."
                     —Mark Abley


"Steven Heighton is a writer of high intelligence and wit, an immaculate and sensualist stylist whose prose moves fluidly from the acerbic to the erotic."
                     —Janette Turner Hospital



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