BA 1980 UC
- 2012 Award Recipient
Poet and novelist Anne Michaels is one of Canada’s most celebrated writers. The UC English graduate’s first novel, Fugitive Pieces, was published to international acclaim, winning the Trillium Prize, the Books in Canada First Novel Award, the Orange Prize for Fiction, the Guardian Fiction Prize and America's Lannan Literary Award for Fiction. Similarly, Michaels' first collection of poetry won the Commonwealth Prize for the Americas. She is also a composer of musical scores for theatre.