Russell Wangersky is a journalist, columnist and award-winning fiction and nonfiction writer. Based in St. John's, Newfoundland & Labrador, he is the author of several books, including the 2015 psychological thriller novel Walt, memoir Burning Down the Houseand short fiction collectionThe Hour of Bad Decisions. His book Whirl Away was nominated for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in 2012.
Journalist and author Russell Wangersky talks to CBC about his Giller-nominated short story collection Whirl Away, an artful batch of tales that explore the notions of choice and fate.
CBC Books1:58Scotiabank Giller Prize reading - Russell Wangersky
He reads an excerpt from his story collection Whirl Away.
WAM10:04Russell Wangersky's newest novel is called WALT
Russell Wangersky is a well know newspaper columnist in Newfoundland and Labrador. He was nominated for the Giller Prize and won the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award for his novel "Whirl Away". His non fiction book "Burning Down the House Fighting F
As It Happens29:09Feature: Russell Wangersky (Part 3)