Publisher: House of Anansi Press
Esi Edugyan is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University and the University of Victoria and was raised in Calgary, Alberta. She is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of Washington Black, which was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Man Booker Award and won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. Her novel Half-Blood Blues was a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Man Booker Prize and won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She is also the author of Dreaming of Elsewhere, which is part of the Kreisel Memorial Lecture Series. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.