Will Ferguson wins the 2012 Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel 419.
A car tumbles through darkness down a snowy ravine. A woman without a name walks out of a dust storm in sub-Saharan Africa. And in the seething heat of Lagos City, a criminal cartel scours the internet looking for victims. Lives intersect, worlds collide, and it all starts with a single e-mail: “Dear Sir, I am the daughter of a Nigerian diplomat, and I need your help...”
We Albertans can claim Will Ferguson as one of our own as he is a Calgary based writer. Congratulations Will!