2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Heather O’Neill


HEATHER O'NEILL is a novelist, short-story writer and essayist. Her past works have been #1 national bestsellers, finalists for the Grand Prix du Livre de Montréal, winners of the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, and shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction, the Orange Prize for Fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She has won CBC's Canada Reads both as a novelist and a champion. Born and raised in Montreal, O'Neill lives there today.

2024 Reading List: