Rawi Hage

Rogers Writers’ Trust: Spotlight on Rawi Hage

We asked the 2018 nominees: Who are you writing for, who is your imagined or intended reader?

As awards season takes shape, Esi Edugyan has the book of the year

The celebrated author of ‘Washington Black’ is already nominated for three major awards, including the Man Booker—an echo of Edugyan’s achievement in 2011

In ‘Beirut Hellfire Society’, Rawi Hage returns to war

In his latest novel, the award-winning Hage revisits his birthplace in the midst of conflict


Who is Rawi Hage?

The Montreal-based writer’s debut novel, De Niro’s Game, just won the 2008 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, a prize worth a whopping 100,000 euros.