The Department of English is delighted to announce our Scotiabank Giller Prize Event with 2021 winner and the department's Writer in Residence Omar El Akkad.
This free in-person event, celebrating Omar's 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize-winning novel What Strange Paradise, features a live reading by the author, a book signing, and contributions from writers Joshua Whitehead, Megan Coles, Esi Edugyan, and Juliane Okot Bitek.
You can register for this event here
Members of Dr. Sam McKegney's course, ENGL 466: "Topics in Modern/Contemporary Canadian Literature I: The Scotiabank Giller Prize and Literary Prize Culture" are currently working on this events conception and delivery. Learn more about the course here