Malcolm Mackenzie Ross
, (January 2
2002) was a notable Canadian literary critic
Ross was born in Fredericton, New Brunswick. In 1949, Ross received a Guggenheim Fellowship.
He founded the New Canadian Library imprint, published by McClelland and Stewart, and for several years was its general editor.
In 1976, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada, and in 1982 he won the Lorne Pierce Medal; as well, he served on the Canada Council.