Lawrence Hill

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Lawrence Hill in 2009

Lawrence Hill (born January 24, 1957) is a Canadian novelist, essayist and memoirist.[1] He is best known for his 2013 Massey Lectures Blood: The Stuff of Life, his 2007 novel The Book of Negroes and his 2001 memoir Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada.[2] Hill was born in Newmarket, Ontario.

Hill served as chair of the jury for the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize.[3]

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  1. "Lawrence Hill on the power of blood". Maclean's. September 14, 2013. Retrieved 2015-01-13.
  2. "Lawrence Hill dives full bore into the subject of blood". The Globe and Mail. October 4, 2013. Retrieved 2015-01-13.
  3. "Lawrence Hill to chair Giller Prize jury". The Globe and Mail. January 19, 2016. Retrieved 2016-12-05.