Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013.
Edmonton writer Lynn Coady won the 20th annual Scotiabank Giller Prize for her short story collection Hellgoing. (David Donnelly/CBC News)

Lynn Coady is a short story writer and novelist originally from Nova Scotia. Her first novel, Strange Heaven, was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award in 1998. She has since published the novels Saints of Big Harbour, Mean Boy and The Antagonist and the short story collection Hellgoing. In 2016, she gave a lecture about the future of reading titled Who Needs Books?

Hellgoing won the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2013.

Books by Lynn Coady

Interviews with Lynn Coady

Lynn Coady wins Giller Prize

8 years ago
See what the Hellgoing author had to say after her big win 3:39

Author Lynn Coady on why she writes stories about the Maritimes


6 years ago
In this edition of Storytellers, author Lynn Coady recounts finding her voice as a writer in rural Cape Breton. 2:30


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