Miriam Toews is the author of five previous bestselling novels: Summer of My Amazing LuckA Boy of Good BreedingA Complicated Kindness (Canada Reads 2006, Canada Reads Canadian Bestseller of the Decade 2010), The Flying Troutmans, and Irma Voth, and one work of non-fiction, Swing Low: A Life.  She is a winner of the Governor General’s Award for Fiction, the Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Writers Trust Marian Engel/Timothy Findley Award. She lives in Toronto.

Events Miriam Toews was involved in

  • Festival Celebration: GGBooks

    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 8:00 PM

    Presented in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts, this event will celebrate the authors shortlisted for the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction.

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  • In Conversation: Miriam Toews

    Friday, October 19, 2018 - 7:00 PM

    Join award-winning author Miriam Toews for a transformative discussion about her latest book, Women Talking, which challenges our thinking about women and men in our contemporary world.

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  • GGs @ IFOA

    Monday, October 24, 2016 - 8:00 PM

    Don't miss authors shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for English-language Fiction at this stimulating round table!

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  • Humber School for Writers: The Literary Struggle - Writers at Work

    Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 5:30 PM

    Faculty members of the Humber School for Writers discuss the craft of writing fiction

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  • ROUND TABLE: Tough Times

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 3:00 PM

    Four celebrated Canadian authors reflect on life, death and the human struggle, and the challenges of capturing these accurately and compassionately in their fiction.

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