University of Calgary

Suzette Mayr

  • Professor

Office Hours

or by appt. via ZOOM

Professional Description

Creative Writing; Canadian Literature; The haunted house in Canadian and Australian fiction


SSHRC Insight Grant $94 300 (2013-2017)

Winner of the ReLit Award for Monoceros (2012)

Winner of the W. O. Mitchell City of Calgary Book Prize for Monoceros (2012)

Winner of the inaugural Faculty of Arts Distinguished Research Award (2011)

Longlisted for the Giller Award for Monoceros (2011)

Nominated for the Georges Bugnet Award for Best Fiction for Monoceros (2012)

Monoceros included on the Globe and Mail's Top 100 Books of 2011

Nominated for the Commonwealth Prize for Best Book in the Canada-Caribbean Region for The Widows (1998)

Nominated for Best First Book and Best Novel from the Writers Guild of Alberta for Moon Honey (1995)

Long-listed for the ReLit Award for Venous Hum (2005).



  • Mayr, Suzette. Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall Coach House Books, 2017. 224. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. Monoceros Coach House Books, 2011. 268. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. If, Adultery Edmonton: Extra-Virgin Press, 2006. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. Venous Hum Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2004. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette, Hunter, Geoffrey and Arseneault, Robin. Tale Calgary: Stride Gallery, 2001. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. The Widows Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1998. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. Moon Honey Edmonton: NeWest Press, 1995. Print.
  • Mayr, Suzette. Zebra Talk Calgary: Disorientation Chapbooks, 1991. Print.

Book Chapter

Edited Book

Research Groups

  • Creative Writing Research Group


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