There are many talented authors from Ontario, Canada. So we listed some you might want to read:
- Margaret Atwood – She is a renowned poet, novelist, and literary critic, and is best known for her novels “The Handmaid’s Tale” and “The Blind Assassin”, both of which won the Booker Prize.
- Michael Ondaatje – He is a Sri Lankan-Canadian poet, novelist, and playwright, and is best known for his novel “The English Patient”, which won the Man Booker Prize and was made into an Academy Award-winning film.
- Alice Munro – She is a short story writer, and is considered one of the greatest writers of short fiction in the world. She has won the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Man Booker International Prize.
- Yann Martel – He is a novelist and writer, and is best known for his novel “Life of Pi”, which won the Man Booker Prize and was made into a successful film.
- Emma Donoghue – She is a novelist, playwright, and literary historian, and is best known for her novel “Room”, which was a finalist for the Man Booker Prize and was adapted into an Academy Award-nominated film.
- Dionne Brand – She is a poet, novelist, and essayist, and is known for her powerful and lyrical writing on themes of identity, race, and social justice.