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Joan Thomas

Wild Hope 2023 - HarperCollins Canada

Five Wives 2019 - HarperCollins Canada

The Opening Sky - Penguin Random House (McClelland and Stewart)

Joan Thomas’s five novels are intimate depictions of characters in times of rapid social change. Five Wives
won the 2019 Governor Generals Literary Award for Fiction, and was described by the Globe and Mail as “brilliant, eloquent, curious, and far-seeing.” Joan brings a new novel to the festival: Wild Hope, a love story, an indictment of contemporary values, and a page-turning mystery. A recipient of the Engel Findley Award for mid-career achievement, Joan lives in Winnipeg.

Joan Thomas
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