Daddy Lenin and Other Stories
Published by McClelland & Stewart / Penguin Random House Canada; distributed by the publisher
Who is Guy Vanderhaeghe?
Celebrated Prairie storyteller Guy Vanderhaeghe wins his third Governor General’s Literary Award with his collection of short stories Daddy Lenin and Other Stories (2015). He has published five novels, four short story collections and two plays, including The Last Crossing (winner, 2004 CBC Canada Reads), The Englishman’s Boy (GG Award, shortlisted for both the Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award1996), and Man Descending (GG Award, 1982). Other honours include the Order of Canada, the Pierre Elliot Trudeau Fellowship, the Writers’ Trust Timothy Findley Award, and the Harbourfront Literary Prize. Born in Esterhazy, Saskatchewan, Guy Vanderhaeghe now lives in Saskatoon, where he teaches creative writing at St. Thomas More College.