Join us to welcome the 2019 Jack McClelland Writer-in-Residence André Alexis.
André Alexis was born in Trinidad and grew up in Canada. In 2017, he was awarded the Windham-Campbell Literature Prize for fiction. His novel, Fifteen Dogs, won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His debut novel,Childhood, won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Trillium Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His other books include The Hidden Keys, Pastoral (nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize),Asylum, Beauty and Sadness, Ingrid & the Wolf,Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa andLambton, Kent and Other Vistas: A Play.