Month: October 2013


Alice Munro wins 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature

The Swedish Academy that administers the Nobel Prize announced on October 10th, 2013 that Alice Munro had won the 2013 Nobel Prize for Literature for her work as the “master of the contemporary short story”.

Munro, aged 82, is the first Canadian to receive the Nobel Prize for literature and only the 13th woman in the 106 Literature awards that have been handed out.

More information on the Nobel Prize can be found here – http://www.nobelprize.org/

More information on Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize and her career can be found here: CTV News – Nobel Prize for Alice Munro