Debut Novelist wins the 2010 Giller Prize

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Debut Novelist wins the 2010 Giller Prize

Published on November 10 2010


At 30, Johanna Skibsrud has become the youngest author to win the 2010 Giller Prize with her novel The Sentimentalists.  Set in a small Ontario town, the novel explores a daughter's investigation into her dying father's past.  The $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize was awarded in a ceremony in Toronto on Tuesday evening.  For more information on this year's winner, please visit: http://arts.nationalpost.com/2010/11/09/johanna-skibsruds-the-sentimentalists-wins-the-giller-prize/

You can read a recent contribution the winning author made to the Brock Review, an interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published by the Humanities Research Institute, at: http://www.brocku.ca/brockreview/index.php/brockreview/article/view/91