Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje
Program: 
M.A. English
Graduation Year: 
1967

Michael Ondaatje is an acclaimed writer and film maker whose book The English Patient won the Booker Prize and was made into an academy award-winning film.  His previous works include Coming through Slaughter (prose), Running in the Family (fiction) and his acclaimed 1987 novel In the Skin of a Lion.  Ondaatje is a five-time winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award.