Famous modern authors
There are several Canadian writers who have written masterpieces. They are not only recognized nationally but also internationally. Their work has influenced the lives of millions from all over the world. For good novels and prose work, a writer should not necessarily belong to Shakespeare’s era. The fact is that despite intense digitalized world we live in there are some book lovers who are continuously leaving their mark on the related industry. We all know that many entertainment activities become online-oriented, that is why today you can easily while the time away dropping in online casino or watch Netflix series, or whatever. But there are still people who prefer meaningful pastime. The modern writers of Canada are influenced indigenously and therefore their writing also depicts the same. These writers make sure that a large audience is influenced. It is also worth mentioning that these writers are very much successful in this endeavor. Some of the modern Canadian prose writers are mentioned as below:
Everyone has read the novels effigy and mercy. These are not only internationally recognized but have changed the lives of people. Immense fan following has been enjoyed by Alissa York after these writings which give her a unique place in Canadian writing industry. Another awesome piece of art which has been written by her is The Naturalist that has won several international and national awards such as Canadian Literary Awards. Apart from prose and novel writing her articles also appear on HuffPost and Guardian.
She has written 10 internationally acclaimed books which include Gold Diggers, The Massy Murders, and Sisters in the Wilderness. She has been awarded several international awards and is given the honorary membership of Canadian Writing Association. Popular history and biography writing are the main genres she focuses on. Before becoming a writer she worked as political commentator and book reviewer. Charlotte Gray is perhaps the only Canadian writer on this list who has not studied in Canada. Her alma maters include London School of Economics and Oxford University. She also enjoys membership of the Order of Canada.
Pamela Van Der Woude
She has won The Writers Union of Canada award in 2015 as one of the most promising and upcoming writers. Since then she has made writing her full-time job. There are several national awards which she has won and according to recent press talk targets The Giller. She is a student of the University of Toronto. According to the Writers Union of Canada, she knows how to play with words and the same prowess can also be seen when she wrote her first diary. Among the 19 finalists, her story was the one which influenced the jury.
Poetry is the main genre which is targeted by Johanna Skibsrud and she loves to do it that way. I Do Not Think that I Could Love a Human Being is one of the best-selling poetry collections of all time. She is the only writer on this list who has won Giller award and $100,000 cash award for her novel The Sentimentalists. Though she spends most of her time in the USA as Assistant Professor of English at Arizona State University she is a Canadian by birth. Sources say that her new novel will be out soon.