Iain Reid

Iain Reid is an Ottawa-born writer, who won the RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award in 2015.
Iain Reid is an Ottawa-born writer and winner of the 2015 RBC Taylor Emerging Writer Award. (Rob Whelan)

Iain Reid is an author and memoirist. His debut memoir, One Bird's Choice, was published in 2010. His 2013 memoir The Truth About Luck was awarded the $10,000 RBC Taylor Prize Emerging Writer Award in 2015.

His 2016 novel, I'm Thinking of Ending Things, is about a woman who, on her way to meet her boyfriend's parents for the first time, struggles to determine whether she's happy in the relationship. The novel is being adapted for a Netflix film by director Charlie Kaufman. His 2018 novel, Foeis optioned for film by production company Anonymous Content.

Reid is judging the 2019 CBC Short Story Prize.

Books by Iain Reid

Interviews

I'm Thinking of Ending Things, the first novel and third book by Kingston's Iain Reid, is getting big buzz for its creepy atmosphere and high tension. 12:00
We speak to him about the collaboration with Netflix. 10:06
Canadian author Iain Reid joins guest host Ali Hassan to discuss his latest novel, Foe, which already has a film deal with Anonymous Content. 17:42
Award-winning Toronto author Iain Reid stops by the Here and Now studio to talk about his new book 'Foe'. 6:15
Iain Reid on his debut novel. 16:37

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