The Night Season is the story of Will, a disillusioned English professor experiencing an emotional and spirtual crisis. It is winter during the mid-1980s. Will has left his job, having almost ruined his love for literature by teaching it for a living, his marriage has disintegrated and he has left his home and young daughter.
About the author
Paul Bowdring is the author of three previous novels, including the critically acclaimed The Night Season and, most recently, The Strangers’ Gallery, which won the 2013 BMO Winterset Award, the 2014 Writers’Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage and History Fiction Award, and was nominated for the 2014 ReLit Award and the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. He was shortlisted for the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Council BMO Artist of the Year award for 2014. He lives in St. John’s.