Shandi Mitchell is an author and filmmaker. Her debut novel, Under This Unbroken Sky, was simultaneously published by Penguin Canada, Weidenfeld & Nicolson (U.K.) and HarperCollins (U.S.) in August 2009. It sold in nine countries, including translation rights for Chinese, Hebrew, Dutch and Italian. It won the 2010 Commonwealth Regional Prize for First Book (Canada/Caribbean), the Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award, the Margaret and John Savage First Book Award and the 2012 Kobzar Literary Award. It was also longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Mitchell was born in New Brunswick, raised in Alberta and now makes her home in Nova Scotia.
Events Shandi Mitchell was involved in
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Authors Maureen Jennings, Guy Gavriel Kay, Linden MacIntyre and Shandi Mitchell discuss their latest works with moderator Wendy O'Brien.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 12 PM - 2 PM
The Toronto International Festival of Authors has partnered with Toronto’s Union Station once again to bring spirited author readings to Toronto’s busiest commuter interchange.