Joseph Boyden - from the archives

The winner of the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Joseph Boyden

Joseph Boyden won the prestigious $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize tonight for his latest novel, Through Black Spruce.

Here’s a look back at some of his work that has appeared in Maclean’s over the last few years:

The day the earth shook
On the 90th anniversary of Canada’s battle at Vimy Ridge, novelist Joseph Boyden returns to the trenches, conjuring a few of the fallen

Prophecies and power
Writer Joseph Boyden discovers big plans afoot for the other James Bay watershed

‘We need to go home’
Novelist Joseph Boyden on picking up the pieces in New Orleans, his adopted city

A desperate sense of optimism
Joseph Boyden goes back to New Orleans and finds desolation — and hope — among the ruins

Turns out life isn’t a carnival
Joseph Boyden tries to get into the spirit of the first post-Katrina Mardi Gras, but something just feels wrong