Andre Alexis

André Alexis is the author of Fifteen Dogs, which won Canada Reads 2017.
André Alexis is a Toronto-based writer who won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel Fifteen Dogs. (CBC)

André Alexis's novel Fifteen Dogschampioned by Humble The Poet, won Canada Reads 2017.

André Alexis was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and raised in Ottawa. His debut novel, Childhood, won the Books in Canada First Novel Award [now known as the First Novel Award] and the Trillium Book Award, and was shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. His other books include Pastoral, Asylum, Beauty and Sadness and The Hidden Keys.

Interviews | Books by André Alexis


Canada Reads panellist Humble The Poet and author André Alexis ask each other some personal questions. Humble The Poet will defend Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis on Canada Reads 2017. 2:49
André Alexis on his Canada Reads nominated book "Fifteen Dogs." 19:22

Books by André Alexis

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