Colin McAdam’s debut novel, Some Great Thing, won the Books in Canada First Novel Award and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award for English-language Fiction, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize. His second novel, Fall, won the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. McAdam presents A Beautiful Truth, which has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Told alternatively from the perspective of humans and chimpanzees, it is about the realities of nature, as a man brings a baby chimpanzee into his childless marriage.
Events Colin McAdam was involved in
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 - 8:00 PM
The IFOA presents the works nominated for the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Authors shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for English Fiction read from their works.