The sad, funny, heartbreaking story
of a psychological experiment gone wrong.
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Will Ferguson Shoe on the Roof

 

2016   Charles Taylor Prize

           longlist: Road Trip Rwanda

 

2014  IMPAC Dublin Award

          longlist: 419

2014  Ian Fleming Steel

          Dagger longlist: 419

2013  Libris Award Fiction

          Book of the Year: 419

2012  Giller Prize: 419

 

2010  Leacock Medal:
         Beyond Belfast

 

2010  AWG Award for Creative

         Nonfiction: Beyond Belfast 

2009  IMPAC Dublin Award

          longlist: Spanish Fly
 
2008  Leacock Medal shortlist:

         Spanish Fly 

 


 

 

2005  Pierre Berton Award:

         Governor General's Award for  

         History        

 

2005  Leacock Medal:
         Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw

2004  Northern Lights Award

         for Travel Writing: "Polar             Bear Haven: Arctic Journey" 

2002  Leacock Medal:
         Happiness

2002  CAA Award for Fiction:
         Happiness

2002  Commonwealth Prize

          shortlist: Happiness

2002  Libris Award Non-Fiction

         Book of the Year: 

        How to Be a Canadian

2002  Leacock Medal shortlist:
         How to Be a Canadian 

 
Books

The sad, funny, heartbreaking story of a psychological experiment gone wrong.

Based on a true story . . .

A tale of heartbreak and revenge in the world of international cybercrime.

Winner of the Giller Prize

A coming-of-age story of con men and call girls, set amid the jazz halls of the Dirty Thirties.

published in the UK as

HUSTLE

A travel memoir into the heart of Africa with an escapee of the Rwandan genocide.

Nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize

For a complete list of books by Will Ferguson, please visit his

 
IN THE PRESS

If Douglas Adams and P.J. O'Rourke ever had an extraterrestrial Satanic love-child, it would probably write like Will Ferguson.

 

That is, it would be observant, attitudinal, occasionally offensive and funny.

Los Angeles Times

 
 
news & upcomiNg Events

The Winter Club

55 Plus Book Club

Calgary

Friday, Oct 12 at 1:00 pm

Fundraiser for the Rwanda Seniors Life Centre

Winston Golf Club, Calgary

Saturday, Oct 27 starting at 6:00 pm

Sneak peek in

TORONTO LIFE

Sneak peek in

ELLE MAGAZINE

"Laugh-out loud funny"

POSTMEDIA FEATURE

Fundraiser for the West Vancouver Memorial Library

Vancouver

Tuesday, Oct 23 starting at 6:30 pm

Amnesty International Book Club with Will Ferguson

Pages Bookstore, Calgary

November

The Shoe on the Roof is a

LOAN STAR TOP PICK

Words of "Wisdom" in

ZOOMER

Globe & Mail review of

 

The Shoe on the Roof

 

Sometimes touching, sometimes amusing and always true, as a traveller and a wordsmith, 

Ferguson knows where he is going.

Boston Globe

Beneath that thick skin lies a poetic soul.

The Sunday Times

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