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Morris House Reading Series: Anakana Schofield
October 1, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Anakana Schofield is the author of the acclaimed, Giller Prize-shortlisted novel Martin John (2015), which was also a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and the Goldsmiths Prize in the UK. It was a New York Times Editors’ Choice and named a best book of the year by the Wall Street Journal, The Globe and Mail, National Post, Sunday Business Post, Toronto Star, and The Irish Times, among others. Her debut novel Malarky (2012) won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the 2013 Debut-Litzer Prize for Fiction in the US; it was a finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and selected as a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick. It was also named on many Best Book of the Year lists for 2012 and 2013. Her writing and reviews have appeared in The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Globe and Mail, National Post, London Review of Books blog, and The Long Gaze Back: An Anthology of Irish Women Writers, among others. She lives in Vancouver, BC.
Photo credit: Arabella Campbell