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Johanna Skibsrud

Johanna Skibsrud photographed by Dan Davis
Johanna Skibsrud photographed by Dan Davis

Johanna Skibsrud authored ‘The Opening’.

Canadian Johanna Skibsrud’s first novel The Sentimentalists won the 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize, Canada’s most prestigious literary award. She is also the author of a collection of short stories and two collections of poetry. She lives in Tucson, Arizona.

Author Q& A

Can you tell us about the inspiration behind this story?

It’s based on a dream that my husband had. Now that I’ve written the story, neither of us can remember what he dreamed and what I imagined.

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