- Down to the Dirt
Joel Hynes was born in 1976 and raised in Calvert, Newfoundland. His poetry and short stories have been published with TickleAce, The Backyards of Heaven-Irish/Newfoundland Anthology, and With an Image of Grace. A number of them have also been featured on CBC Radio. He has written and directed one short film and co-wrote The Devil You Don’t Know, a highly acclaimed stage version of Down to the Dirt. Down to the Dirt was recently awarded the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts and Letters Association’s Percy Janes First Novel Award.