Alice Ann Munro is a short story writer and Nobel Prize winner. She was born in Wingham in 1931.
Alice attended the University of Western Ontario, where she studied English and published her first short story in the university’s literary magazine.
Her first book of short stories was published in 1968, and since then, she has published fifteen more. Her work frequently appears in magazines, including The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and the Paris Review.
The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013 was awarded to Alice Munro, “master of the contemporary short story.”