Helen Humphreys’most recent novel, The Evening Chorus, was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and was a national bestseller. Her critically acclaimed memoir, Nocturne, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. Previous novels include Coventry, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year, and a finalist for the Trillium Book Award; Afterimage, which won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for fiction; Leaving Earth, which won the Toronto Book Award; and The Lost Garden, which was a Canada Reads selection. The recipient of the Harbourfront Festival Prize for literary excellence, Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario. She presents The Ghost Orchard.
Events Helen Humphreys was involved in
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Claire Cameron, Helen Humphreys and Roberta Rich discuss how science and history informed their fiction
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Helen Humphreys sits with Richard Thomas to discuss her latest work The Ghost Orchard!
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Join us in celebrating the work of Canadian poets presented in the ninth edition of Canada’s vibrant yearly anthology The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2016.
Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Austin Clarke, Charlotte Gray, Helen Humphreys,Rabindranath Maharaj, Rosemary Sullivan, Guy Vanderhaeghe and Richard B. Wright discuss their Toronto Book Award–winning books at the unveiling of the Toronto Book Garden.
Monday, October 26, 2015 - 8:00 PM
Celebrate the works nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction.