In this presentation Lawrence Hill speaks about his experiences telling women's stories. Lawrence Hill is the recipient of the 2015 Governor General’s History Award for Popular Media – The Pierre Berton Award.
Lawrence Hill has dedicated his life to learning, to teaching, and to helping. Through his efforts, Canadians have gained a better understanding of our shared history, and of the Black experience in particular. Hill is best known for his masterpiece, The Book of Negroes, which has sold more than 700,000 copies, making it one of the most popular books in Canadian publishing history. The novel has been translated into French and adapted into a mini-series for television, giving its powerful message an even wider audience.