Morris Wolfe is a writer and editor. He taught part-time at the Ontario College of Art & Design between 1971 and 2001. His essays, articles, reviews and columns have appeared in numerous Canadian magazines and newspapers.
Wolfe has written, edited and co-edited eleven books, including A Saturday Night Scrapbook; Aurora: New Canadian Writing; Signing On: The Birth of Radio in Canada; and Jolts. In 1994 he won a Canadian Association of Journalists award for investigative journalism.
His most recent book is Menya: an end of life story, an account of his daughter’s final months in palliative care, supported at home by a team of fifty family members, friends and volunteers. A share of proceeds from this book, published by grubstreet books, is being donated to Trinity Home Hospice.
OCA 1967-1972: Five Turbulent Years, a lively account of what happened when Canada’s leading art school met the spirit of the late 1960s, was also published by grubstreet books. An on-line collection of Morris Wolfe’s work, Essays, New & Selected, including previously unpublished pieces, has been released on the grubstreet books web site.
Morris Wolfe is available to work as an editor on selected oral history projects. An example is Renia: A Holocaust Memoir, the full text of which is available on-line.
You can e-mail Morris here.