Writer-in-Residence, Author Nino Ricci
Two-time Governor General’s Award for Fiction winner, author, Nino Ricci, is the 2016-2017 Writer-in-Residence in English.
Nino Ricci is the author of best sellers and critically acclaimed works including the trilogy Lives of the Saints, In s Glass House and Where She Has Gone; Testament, a fictional retelling of the life of Jesus; the national bestseller The Origin of Species; Pierre Elliott Trudeau, a short biography that forms part of Penguin’s Extraordinary Canadians series, edited by John Ralston Saul. Ricci's biography, according to HistoryWire, "provides the best, and best written, perspective on Trudeau there is." Ricci's most recent novel is Sleep, published in the fall of 2015. Sleep won Ricci his second Canadian Authors Award for Fiction and was a Toronto Star Top 5 Book for 2015 as well as a Globe and Mail and National Post Best Book.
NOTE: Nino Ricci is available during the 2016-2017 Academic Year for one-on-one editorial consultations through the Writer-in-Residence office. To make an appointment, please contact the Dept. of English Secretary, Krista Tourangeau by phone at (519) 253-3000 ext. 2288 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for a manuscript submission and an appointment with Nino Ricci.
To learn more, please visit the Department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing.