Heather O’Neill

Genres: Fiction | Novel

Heather O’Neill is a Canadian novelist, poet, short-story writer and essayist. Her work, which includes Lullabies for Little CriminalsThe Girl Who Was Saturday Night, Daydreams of Angels, The Lonely Hearts Hotel, and Wisdom in Nonsense, has been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Women’s Prize Prize for Fiction and the Scotiabank Giller Prize in two consecutive years, and has won CBC Canada Reads, the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and the Danuta Gleed Award. Her latest book, Wisdom in Nonsense, is published by the Univeresity of Alberta Press. The Lonely Hearts Hotel was longlisted for the 2017 Women’s Prize for Fiction. Born and raised in Montreal, O’Neill lives there today with her daughter.

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