CC FRSL OA
|Born||Philip Michael Ondaatje|
12 September 1943
|Alma mater||University of Toronto|
|Notable awards||Governor General's Award - Poetry|
Prix Médicis étranger
Order of Canada
St. Louis Literary Award
Philip Michael Ondaatje, CC FRSL (/ɒnˈdɑːtʃiː/; born 12 September 1943), is a Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer, essayist, novelist, editor and filmmaker.
He has won the Governor General's Award, the Giller Prize, the Booker Prize, and the Prix Médicis étranger.
Ondaatje is also an Officer of the Order of Canada. He is seen as Canada's most renowned living authors.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ Aaron, Jane (2016). The compact reader. Macmillan Education. p. 63.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Thesen, Sharon. "Michael Ondaatje". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2016-11-30.
- ↑ "Michael Ondaatje - Literature". literature.britishcouncil.org. Retrieved 2016-11-30.