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Esi Edugyan - writer bio


Esi EdugyanEsi Edugyanís second novel, Half Blood Blues, won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize for Fiction, as well as the Ethel Wilson Award, the USís Hurston-Wright Legacy Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Prize for Fiction. It was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, the Orange Womenís Prize, the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Writing, the Governor-Generalís Award, and the Rogers Writers Trust Prize. Her next novel is forthcoming in September 2017. She lives in British Columbia with her family.


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