Blunt, Giles

blunt-gilesGiles Blunt

Giles Blunt grew up in North Bay, Ontario. After studying English literature at the University of Toronto, he moved to New York City, where he lived for the next 20 years, before moving back to Toronto in 2002. His John Cardinal series, set in northern Ontario, includes Forty Words for Sorrow and By the Time You Read This, among others. Other fiction includes Cold Eye, Breaking Lorca, and No Such Creature, which was hailed by the Globe and Mail as “a wonderful tale from a master storyteller.”

 


Awards:

  • MacAllan Silver Dagger (2001), Forty Words for Sorrow
  • Arthur Ellis Award for best novel (2000), Forty Words for Sorrow (shortlisted)
  • Arthur Ellis Award for best novel (2003), The Delicate Storm
  • IMPAC Award, The Delicate Storm (longlisted)
  • Hammet Award, The Delicate Storm (shortlisted)
  • Arthur Ellis Award for best novel (2004), Blackfly Season (shortlisted)
  • Duncan Lawrie Gold Dagger (2006), By the Time You Read This (shortlisted)
  • IMPAC Award, (2009) Breaking Lorca (longlisted)
  • Arthur Ellis Award for best novel (2013), Until the Night 

Website:
www.gilesblunt.com

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