Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti is a noted playwright and author of fiction and nonfiction.
Sheila Heti is the author of eight books. (Steph Martyniuk)

Sheila Heti is a noted playwright and author of eight books of fiction and nonfiction whose work has been translated in over a dozen languages. Her play All Our Happy Days are Stupid appeared on stages in New York and Toronto and her book How Should a Person Be? was a New York Times Notable Book. Motherhood, her latest novel, deals with a woman debating what motherhood means and whether or not she wants to become one at all. 

Motherhood is on the shortlist for the 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize.

Books by Sheila Heti


Sheila Heti talks to Shelagh Rogers about her new book Motherhood.
Author Sheila Heti is a shining literary light. But it seems the more popular she is, the more detractors there are. She doesn’t want to be paralyzed by online comments, but she refuses to ignore valid criticism
Sheila Heti, Heidi Julavits and Leanne Shapton on their collection of essays about what women wear.

The 2018 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalists

The winner will be announced on Nov. 19, 2018. Here's how you can tune into the broadcast.


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