Award winning author Wayne Grady has written more than a dozen books for adult and young readers, and is also one of Canada’s top literary translators. His novel Emancipation Day won the 2013 Amazon.ca First Novel Award. His second novel will appear in August 2018.



Wayne Grady is proud to announce that Emancipation Day has been chosen for the 2017 One Book One Community Program in Kitchener-Waterloo. For more information, click here.


David Wolsey (left) co-owner of Wordsworth Books in Waterloo, and me on-stage during One Book One Community, in Knox Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, Ontario.


Translation News

House of Anansi has contracted Wayne Grady to translate Yves Beauchemin’s controversial new novel, Les Empocheurs, for Spring 2018 publication. For more information, visit The News page.


From The Blog: Out Of The Fiery Dumpster

Oct 3, 2017

Why is Canada getting such a bashing in the literary press these days? At this year’s Kingston WritersFest, Adam Gopnik, a Canadian who lives in New York, mentioned how glad he was to be back in Canada. In Canada, he said, he can breathe. [Read More.]

More posts here on my Blog page.



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