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Wednesday November 21st, 2018 with Hans G. Ruprecht
CKCU Literary News Senior correspondent Friederike Knabe in conversation about Esi EDUGYAN who won the prestigious 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her novel ‘Washington Black’ .

Esi Edugyan is a Canadian writer of international fame. She’s the author of three novels: ‘The Second Life of Samuel Tyne,’ ‘Half-Blood Blues’, and ‘Washington Black,’ • ‘Half-Blood Blues’ (Serpent’s tail, 2011) won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the Orange Prize. • In 2018 Esi Edugyan was awarded the Giller Prize for her novel ‘Washington Black’, which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. This novel was published in Canada by Harper and Collins (2018), and by Knopf Publishers internationally. • Esi Edugyan’s book of non-fiction, ‘Dreaming of Elsewhere: Observations on Home,’ appeared in 2014.
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