Joseph Boyden is a Canadian with Irish, Scottish, and Métis roots. His collection of short stories, Born with a Tooth, was shortlisted for the Upper Canada Writer’s Craft Award. Three Day Road, published in 2006, received the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the McNally Robinson Aboriginal Book of the Year Award and was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. It has been published in 10 languages. His highly-anticipated new novel is Through Black Spruce (Penguin). Joseph Boyden divides his time between Northern Ontario and Louisiana, where he teaches writing at the University of New Orleans.
Afternoon Book Chat (Sept 25), Mainstage (Sept 25)