Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews is a bestselling novelist. She won the Governor General's Literary Award in 2004.
Miriam Toews is the author of A Complicated Kindness. (Carol Loewen)

Miriam Toews is the author of A Complicated Kindness, which received the Governor General's Literary Award for English-language fiction in 2004 and won Canada Reads in 2006, championed by John K. Samson, and The Flying Troutmans. Her novel All My Puny Sorrows won the 2014 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and was shortlisted for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize. In 2000, she wrote a memoir called Swing Low. Her latest book is the novel Women Talking.

Women Talking was a finalist for the 2018 Governor General's Literary Award for fiction

Books by Miriam Toews

Interviews with Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews talks to Shelagh Rogers about her novel Women Talking. 16:04
Canadian writer Miriam Toews has examined the ethos of her Mennonite faith in her writing before. In her new novel, she takes on a shocking true story of crime and tragedy within a reclusive conservative community and imagines how the normally silent victims gain the courage to speak out and take back their lives. Her new novel is called 'Women Talking'. 21:25
Award winning writer Miriam Toews shares thoughts on The Flying Troutmans. 8:58
Canadian author Miriam Toews talks about truth-telling in her new novel Irma Voth 4:55
Giller Prize: Miriam Toews on All My Puny Sorrows 1:27
Giller Prize: Music that inspires Miriam Toews 1:18
Giller Prize finalist and Writers' Trust Prize winner, Miriam Toews, reads from her novel All My Puny Sorrows. 1:27


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