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André Alexis

André Alexis was born in Trinidad and grew up in Canada. His previous novel, Fifteen Dogs, won the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His debut novel, Childhood, won the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Trillium Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Giller Prize and the Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Other works include Pastoral, Asylum, Beauty and Sadness, Ingrid & the Wolf, Despair and Other Stories of Ottawa and Lambton, Kent and Other Vistas: A Play. He will present The Hidden Keys, a story about faith and honour.

Past Events

  • Thursday October 27, 2016

    • Reading Award-Winners

      Cost: $18/$15 Supporters, Free for Students & Youth 25 under

      André Alexis, Anosh Irani, and Richard Russo read from their breathtaking stories.


  • Wednesday October 26, 2016

    • IFOA Scarborough

      Cost: $10

      Do not miss exquisite authors André Alexis and Takashi Hiraide as they read from their most recent work.