David Gilmour (writer)
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Occupation||Academic, novelist, former broadcaster|
|Spouse(s)||Anne Mackenzie 1980–1984, divorced |
Maggie Huculak 1985-?
Tina Gladstone ?-present
|Children||Maggie and Jesse (b. 1985)|
He became managing editor of the Toronto International Film Festival in 1980 and held the post for four years. In 1986, he joined CBC Television as a film critic for The Journal, eventually becoming host of the program's Friday night arts and entertainment show. In 1990, he began hosting Gilmour on the Arts, an arts show series on CBC Newsworld.
He left the CBC in 1997 to concentrate on his writing. His 2005 novel A Perfect Night to Go to China won the 2005 Governor General's Award for English fiction, and was longlisted for the 2007 International Dublin Literary Award.
- Back on Tuesday (1986)
- How Boys See Girls (1991)
- An Affair with the Moon (1993)
- Lost Between Houses (1999)
- Sparrow Nights (2001)
- A Perfect Night to Go to China, Thomas Allen Publishers (2005)
- The Perfect Order of Things, Thomas Allen Publishers (2011)
- Extraordinary, Patrick Crean Editions (2013) (longlisted for the 2013 Scotiabank Giller Prize)
- The Film Club, Thomas Allen Publishers (2007)
- "David Gilmour". Retrieved 3 September 2015.
- David Gilmour's entry in The Canadian Encyclopedia.
- The Walrus » David Gilmour » My Life with Tolstoy » Memoir Archived 2010-01-14 at the Wayback Machine
- Paula E. Kirman/Calypso Communications and Consulting. "David Gilmour: a website". Retrieved 3 September 2015.