Joseph Boyden’s debut, Three Day Road, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the CBA Libris Fiction Book of the Year Award and the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award. His second novel, Through Black Spruce, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, was named the Fiction Book of the Year by the Canadian Booksellers Association and earned him the CBA’s Author of the Year Award. Boyden presents his latest novel, The Orenda, which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction and named the winner of 2014 Canada Reads. It is a nearly 400-year-old tale about the kidnapping of a young Iroquois girl, her Huron Nation captor and a Jesuit missionary.
Events Joseph Boyden was involved in
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 8:00 PM
UBC alumni share anecdotes and accolades in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the University’s Creative Writing Program.
Monday, October 28, 2013 - 8:00 PM
Authors shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for English Fiction read from their works.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:30 PM
Giller Prize-winning author Joseph Boyden reads from and discusses his new novel, The Orenda.