Ms. Miriam Toews
Winner of Governor General's Award for Fiction
will be addressing the
Vancouver Institute on
March 7, 2015 at
Lecture Hall No. 2 in the
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre,
University of British Columbia.
Speaker photos still to come
A recipient of the Order of Manitoba, Ms. Toews won the Governor General’s Award for Fiction for her novel A Complicated Kindness. Additional awards have included the Rogers Writers’ Fiction Prize which she received for two other works, The Flying Troutmans and All My Puny Sorrows. This last work also made the shortlist for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Ms. Toews holds two honorary Doctorates: one from Brandon University, the second from the University of King’s College in Halifax. This lecture is cosponsored by the UBC Creative Writing Program.