Daydreams of Angels
Host: Susan Campbell, host of Quebec AM on CBC Radio One
Heather O’Neill is a Canadian novelist, poet, short story writer, screenwriter and essayist. Lullabies for Little Criminals, her debut novel, was published in 2006 to international critical acclaim and won Canada Reads. It was shortlisted for both the Governor General’s Award for Fiction and the Orange Prize for Fiction. She has since published the novel, The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, and the short story collection, Daydreams of Angels, which were shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize in consecutive years. The collection was also shortlisted for the Paragraphe Hugh McLennan Prize for Fiction. Born and raised in Montreal, she lives there today with her daughter.
Photo: Julia C. Vona