Lawrence Hill is the author of nine books, including The Book of Negroes, winner of various awards including The Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and both the English and French Canadian versions of CBC Radio’s Canada Reads. He travelled across Canada in the fall of 2013 to deliver the 2013 Massey Lectures, based on his new non-fiction book Blood: The Stuff of Life. He is finishing a new novel and has co-written the adaptation for a television miniseries of The Book of Negroes. The ministeries is being filmed in early 2014 in South Africa and in Nova Scotia and will air in 2015 on CBC in Canada and on BET in the USA. He volunteers with Crossroads International and Book Clubs for Inmates, and lives in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Years Participated: 2014
Author Website: http://www.lawrencehill.com