bio

Camilla Gibb is the author of four novels: Mouthing the Words, The Petty Details of So-and-so's Life, Sweetness in the Belly and The Beauty of Humanity Movement.  She has been the recipient of the Trillium Book Award (for best book in Ontario)and the City of Toronto Book Award and has been short listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and twice long-listed for the Dublin IMPAC Award.  

She has published numerous short stories, one of which one the CBC Canadian Literary Award.  Two other short stories have been nominated for National Magazine Awards.  

Camilla has a Ph.D. from Oxford University and has been writer-in-residence at the University of Toronto, the University of Alberta and the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of British Columbia. She is an adjunct faculty member of the graduate creative writing programs at the University of Guelph-Humber, the University of Toronto and the Humber School for Writers.  She is the incoming June Callwood Professor in Social Justice at Victoria College, University of Toronto. 

A memoir is forthcoming in 2015. 

Interviews can be found in or at:

The Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (Fall 2014)

The Globe and Mail (August 2010)

University Health Network Book Club (January 2009)

Quill Magazine (Malaysia) (November 2008)

Canadian Living (May 2007)

The Malaysia Star (April 2007)

Minnesota Public Radio (May 2006)

BBC Woman’s Hour (January 30th, 2006)

Hour.ca (July 7, 2005)

Metro News (June 6, 2005)

The Danforth Review (June 2005)

Embassy Magagzine: Canada's Foreign Policy Newsweekly (April 27, 2005)

Time Magazine (April 18, 2005)

The Writer's Cafe (April 2005)

Norwegian television's "Book Bath"

 Edmonton Journal (April 18, 2005)

The Toronto Star (April 16, 2005)

The National Post (April 2, 2005)

The Vancouver Sun (April 2, 2005)

The Calgary Herald (April 2, 2005)

University of Toronto News

University of Toronto Magazine

Herizons (Winter 2003)

Calgary Herald (October 13, 2002)

Winnipeg Free Press (October 2, 2002)

Edmonton Journal (September 25th, 2002)

Macleans (September 9, 2002)

The Globe and Mail (August 24, 2002)

The National Post (August 21, 2002)

Taddle Creek Magazine (Summer 2002)

You Magazine (The Daily Mail) (Spring 2002)

The Melbourne Age [Australia] (September 21, 2001)

The Asahi Shimbun [Japan] (June 29, 2001)

Random House UK web site

The National Post (April 1, 2000)