Will Ferguson is an award-winning travel writer and novelist. He has been nominated for a Commonwealth Prize and an IMPAC Dublin Award, was awarded the Stephen Leacock Medal for humor three times and his novel 419 won the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His travel memoir, Road Trip Rwanda: a Journey into the New Heart of Africa was nominated for the 2016 Charles Taylor Prize. The Shoe on the Roof is his most recent novel. He lives in Calgary Alberta.