Heather O’Neill is a novelist, poet, short-story writer, screenwriter and essayist. Lullabies for Little Criminals, her debut novel, was published in 2006 to international critical acclaim and won Canada Reads. It was shortlisted for both the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and the Orange Prize for Fiction. She has since published the novel The Girl Who Was Saturday Night and the short story collection Daydreams of Angels, both of which were shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in consecutive years. Born and raised in Montreal, O’Neill lives there today with her daughter. She presents The Lonely Hearts Hotel.
Events Heather O’Neill was involved in
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Bianca Marais, Heather O’Neill and Jesse Ruddock discuss love, loss and otherness with Cordelia Strube.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Siri Agrell sits with bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author, Heather O’Neill, for an intimate interview about O’Neill’s fourth novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel.
Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 3:00 PM
CWS welcomes Heather O'Neill for an intriguing keynote speech.