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Ray Smith

Ray Smith's first book, a collection of experimental short stories entitled Cape Breton is the Thought Control Centre of Canada (1969), was one of the very first works of fiction to be published by the House of Anansi and is widely acknowledged as a milestone of early Canadian postmodernism. He was born in Mabou, Nova Scotia, a village on the west coast of Cape Breton. Mabou is famous for its fiddlers, step dancers, and singers. He now lives in Montreal, where he teaches English literature at...See more