AU welcomes new Writer-in-Residence: Acclaimed “Half-Blood Blues” novelist Esi Edugyan

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esiPlease join the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in welcoming Esi Edugyan, Athabasca University’s 2015-2016 Writer-in-Residence/Writer for Health.

Esi is an award-winning writer and novelist whose second novel, Half Blood Blues, won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize, among other awards and nominations.

Please visit the Writer-in-Residence website at to learn more about Esi and her work.

Stay tuned for the date and time of Esi’s inaugural lecture to be announced within the next few days.