Richard Gwyn is one of Canada’s most respected political columnists and an award winning author. His sixth book John A; The Man Who Made Us. John A. Macdonald, 1815-1891, Volume One won the prestigious Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction in 2008. Richard is widely known as a columnist on national and international affairs for The Toronto Star, and a frequent contributor to television and radio programmes. In 2002, Richard Gwyn was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. Richard joined the festival in 2010.
Years Participated: 2010
Author Website: http://www.richardjgwyn.ca/