Washington Black

Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan’s exquisite novel about freedom takes this year’s Scotiabank Giller Prize

Edugyan on rewriting Washington Black’s many drafts: ’If you had seen the first one you’d never have expected it to have come out the way it did.’
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Rogers Writers’ Trust: Spotlight on Esi Edugyan

We asked the 2018 nominees: Who are you writing for, who is your imagined or intended reader?
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Esi Edugyan on why readers can’t get tired of books about slavery

Canadian author Esi Edugyan: ’We have to be on guard against darker things. To not discuss them is to open up the potential for a blind spot or forgetting.’