Esi Edugyan's Washington Black was shortlisted for the 2018 Booker Prize and The Scotiabank Giller Prize 2018.

Her previous novel, Half Blood Blues, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize and was nominated for the Booker Prize, the Governor-General’s Literary Award, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize, and the Orange Prize. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

All nominated books

Half-Blood Blues
Washington Black