Visiting Author Series: Anakana Schofield

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We are delighted to announce that Anakana Schofield (Vancouver), nominee for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her second novel, Martin John, will be reading in Newfoundland as part of WANL’s Visiting Author Series.


Readings:

St. John’s
Sunday, November 27th, 7PM
The Ship Pub

Corner Brook
Tuesday, November 29th, 8:30pm
Swirsky’s Theatre and Musical Hall

Anakana Schofield was shortlisted for the 2015 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her second novel, Martin John, and won the Amazon.ca First Novel Award and the Debut-Litzer Prize for Fiction in 2013 for her debut novel Malarky. Irish Canadian, she has lived in London and in Dublin, Ireland and presently lives in Vancouver. Both Martin John and Malarky were nominated for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, and named on many best books of the year lists. Schofield has contributed criticism and essays to the London Review of Books Blog, The Guardian, The Irish Times, The Globe and Mail and more.