Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Johanna Skibsrud

Johanna Skibsrud
Photo by Kristin Skibsrud Ross

Johanna Skibsrud is the author of two collections of poetry. The Sentimentalists, her first novel, was awarded the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada's most prestigious literary award. She lives in Montreal and Tucson. This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories is her latest book.

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