Bill Gaston is the author of seven novels and seven collections of short fiction, as well as a book of poems and a memoir, Midnight Hockey. His fiction has been shortlisted for the Giller Prize, and twice for the Governor General’s Award. His most recent novel, The World, won the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. He lives in Victoria, B.C.

Events Bill Gaston was involved in

  • RBC Taylor Prize Finalists in Conversation

    Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    The Toronto International Festival of Authors present the RBC Taylor Prize finalists in a panel discussion with the Toronto Star Books Editor, Deborah Dundas.


  • Futile Fates

    Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Wendy O’Brien converses with Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud and Kathleen Winter about failure, the power of the human spirit and second chances.


  • Keep It Short

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen and Drew Hayden Taylor share their thoughts on why they write short stories.


  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-language Fiction Finalists

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 8:00 PM

    IFOA celebrates the authors shortlisted for the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-Language Fiction.