Michael Winter

Michael Winter is the author of Minister Without Portfolio, a Canada Reads 2016 finalist.
Michael Winter won the Writers' Trust Notable Author Award and his work has been longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Although Michael Winter was born in England, he grew up and still spends his summers in Newfoundland, and the province serves as a backdrop for his five novels, one nonfiction book and three collections of short stories. Winter has served on the Scotiabank Giller Prize jury and been longlisted and shortlisted for the prize. Winter won the CBC Short Story Prize in 2004. Like the main character in Minister Without Portfolio, he restored an old house in an outport village. Michael Winter's novel Minister Without Portfolio was defended by Adam Copeland on Canada Reads 2016.

Books by Michael Winter


Listen to the complete conversation with Michael Winter, author of Minister Without Portfolio, recorded live from the Lawrence O'Brien Arts Centre

Michael Winter's Labrador visit

8 years ago
Duration 2:47
Michael Winter's Labrador visit