Alice Zorn

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Alice Zorn
Born Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Years active 2000–present

Alice Zorn is a Canadian author. Originally from Hamilton, Ontario, Zorn now lives in Montreal, Quebec.[1] She is known as the author of various short stories published in a wide variety of Canadian magazines, as well as the collection of short stories Ruins & Relics (2009) and the novels Arrhythmia (2011) and Five Roses (2016).[2]


Zorn has published pieces of fiction in magazines including The New Quarterly, Room of One's Own, and Grain.[1] One of her stories placed first in the Prairie Fire fiction contest in 2006 and 2011.[3][4] Her first book, Ruins & Relics, a short story collection published by NeWest Press in March 2009, was a finalist for the 2009 Quebec Writers' Federation's McAuslan First Book Prize.[5][6][7] Zorn has also participated in the Banff Writing Studio and the Quebec Federation Mentorship Program.[3] Her first novel, Arrhythmia, was published in May 2011.[8][9][10] Zorn's second novel, Five Roses, was published in July 2016 by Dundurn Press.[11][12]



  1. ^ a b Zorn, Alice (June 2011). "Zorn, Alice - NeWest Press". NeWest Press. Archived from the original on 24 February 2012. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "QWF Literary Database of Quebec English language authors - Alice Zorn". Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  3. ^ a b Goodreads. "Alice Zorn (Author of Ruins & Relics)". Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Prairie Fire Magazine: News and Events". Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  5. ^ Clarkson, Annie (December 2009). "the short review: Ruins & Relics by Alice Zorn". the short review. Retrieved 2012-01-21. 
  6. ^ "Rob McLennan: 12 or 20 questions with Alice Zorn". Retrieved 21 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "Quebec Writers' Federation". Retrieved October 21, 2013. 
  8. ^ Samson, Natalie (June 2011). "Review of Arrhythmia by Alice Zorn". Quill & Quire. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  9. ^ Akerman, Beverly (December 20, 2011). "‘Arrhythmia’ by Alice Zorn". The Winnipeg Review. Archived from the original on March 9, 2012. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  10. ^ Holden Rothman, Claire. "Arrhythmia, Alice Zorn". The Montreal Review of Books. Archived from the original on 2011-09-26. Retrieved 2012-01-22. 
  11. ^ "Five Roses". Dundurn Press. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  12. ^ Holden Rothman, Claire (July 2016). "Alice Zorn: Making Her Pointe". Montreal Review of Books. Retrieved 10 August 2016.