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Dave Godfrey (born August 9, 1938 - June 21, 2015) was a Canadian writer and publisher. His novel The New Ancestors won the Governor General's Award for English language fiction in 1970. Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Godfrey was educated at Trinity College at the University of Toronto, Iowa State University, and Stanford University. He taught in Ghana for several years including Adisadel College, Cape Coast from 1963-65 where he was the English and music instructor. He continued his teaching at the University of Toronto and the University of Victoria when in Canada. Godfrey died of cancer on June 21, 2015. He was 76 years old.