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Dec012012

Joseph Boyden

Joseph Boyden

Joseph Boyden's first novel, Three Day Road, was selected for the Today Show Book Club, won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the CBA Libris Fiction Book of the Year Award, the Amazon.ca/Books in Canada First Novel Award, and the McNally Robinson Aboriginal Book of the Year Award, and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. His second novel, Through Black Spruce, was awarded the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named the Canadian Booksellers Association Fiction Book of the Year; it also earned him the CBA’s Author of the Year Award. His most recent novel, The Orenda, won Canada Reads and was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award for Fiction. Boyden divides his time between Northern Ontario and Louisiana.


 

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Events

October 20 – 22
Vancouver International Writers Festival
Vancouver, BC

October 23
Starfest
Albert, AB

October 24 – 26
Imaginative
Toronto, ON

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News

Joseph Boyden discusses The Orenda and the growing popularity of Indigenous art and literature in Canada (TVO, The Agenda)

Revision Quest: Joseph Boyden set out to explore his First Nations roots. What he discovered has changed the national conversation (The Walrus)

Joseph Boyden on his literary influences (Globe and Mail)

Wab Kinew, Joseph Boyden celebrate Canada Reads victory on Q

The Orenda wins Canada Reads 2014 (CBC)

Joseph Boyden’s The Orenda wins Canada Reads (National Post)

Trapping to Save a Culture (National Post)

Joseph Boyden’s Canada Reads playlist (CBC Shift)

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