Concordia’s Mordecai Richler Reading Room

Ann-Marie MacDonald is named Concordia’s first Richler writer-in-residence

Sir George Williams University — now Concordia — was home to Mordecai Richler for only a few years, but his spirit will be galvanizing a new generation of students.

Concordia’s latest gift from the Richler estate is support for a three-year writer-in-residence program in the late author’s name. The Montreal-based novelist, playwright and Gemini Award-winning actor Ann-Marie MacDonald will be the first to adopt the role.

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