Past Participants

Below is quick look at some of the authors who have participated in the IFOA Ontario touring programme!

 

  • David Bergen (Canada), author of the Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning Time in Between
  • John Boyne (Ireland), bestselling author of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
  • Michael Crummey (Canada), bestselling author and winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize for Galore
  • Emma Donoghue (Canada/Ireland), winner of the Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
  • Sarah Hall (UK), winner of the Commonwealth Writers Prize
  • Paul Harding (USA), Pulitzer Prize-winner for fiction
  • Helen Humphreys (Canada), winner of the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Habourfront Festival Prize
  • Thomas King (Canada), award-winning novelist and winner of the RBC Taylor Prize for The Inconvenient Indian: A Curious Account of Native People in North America
  • Andrea Levy (UK), winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Whitbread Book of the Year and the Commonwealth Writer’s Prize for Best Book
  • Ann-Marie MacDonald (Canada), internationally bestselling author and winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Fall on Your Knees
  • Yann Martel (Canada), Man Booker Prize-winning author of Life of Pi
  • Anne Michaels (Canada), winner of the Trillium Prize and England’s prestigious Orange Prize
  • Miguel Syjuco (Canada/Phillipines), Man Asian Literary Prize winner
  • Miriam Toews (Canada), winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize
  • Sarah Waters (UK), bestselling and award-winning author
  • Louise Welsh (Scotland), best-selling crime-fiction author