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Edugyan shortlisted for prestigious Man Booker Prize

Sep 21, 2018 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Canadian author Esi Edugyan is among six authors on the short list for the Man Booker Prize for her book Washington Black.

This is the second time Ms.Edugyan, 40, has been on the short list for the £50,000 ($85,600) prize, which is awarded to writers of any nationality writing in English and published in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

She was also a finalist in 2011 for her book Half-Blood Blues. That book won the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize. Washington Black is also on the long l...