Esi Edugyan

Esi Edugyan

British Columbia

Esi Edugyan is author of the novels The Second Life of Samuel Tyne and Half-Blood Blues, which won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize, the Governor General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize, and the Orange Prize. In 2014, she published her first book of nonfiction, Dreaming of Elsewhere: Observations on Home. Her latest novel, Washington Black, was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia with her husband and two children.