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Full Name Will Ferguson
Date of Birth October 12, 1964
Age 59 years, 5 months, 3 days
Birthplace Fort Vermilion
Birth City Alberta
Country Canada
Horoscope Libra

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Will Ferguson Biography

Will Ferguson is one of the most popular and richest Novelist who was born on October 12, 1964 in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, Canada. Popular for humorous novels such like Why I Hate Canadians, Canadian History for Dummies, and Hitching Rides with Buddha, the bestselling author was awarded the Giller Prize for his 2012 novel 419 A Novel.

Three of his writings three of his works – Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw, Beyond Belfast, and Generica were awarded the Three of his works – Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw, Beyond Belfast, and Generica – received the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour. Memorial Medal for Humour.

Ferguson joined the JET Programme in the early 1990s, and lived in Kyushu, Japan for five years teaching English. He married Terumi in Kumamoto, Japan in 1995. After coming back from Japan he experienced a severe reverse culture shock, which became the basis for his first book Why I Hate Canadians. He details his experiences hitchhiking across Japan in Hokkaido Highway Blues, later retitled Hitching Rides with Buddha.

He completed his high school education at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive High School (L.T.C.H.S.) in Red Deer, and was awarded the Alexander Rutherford Scholarships in all available categories. He then joined the Canadian government funded programs Katimavik and Canada World Youth. The latter program sent him to Ecuador in South America, as described in his book Why I Hate Canadians. He studied film production and screenwriting at York University in Toronto, graduating with a B.F.A. (Special Honours) in 1990.

The family of five (including the award-winning novelist Ian Ferguson) grew up in Fort Vermilion, Alberta, Canada. Later, he relocated to Calgary along with his spouse and children.

NameWill Ferguson
First NameWill
Last NameFerguson
OccupationNovelist
BirthdayOctober 12
Birth Year1964
Place of BirthFort Vermilion
Home TownAlberta
Birth CountryCanada
Birth SignLibra
Full/Birth Name
FatherNot Available
MotherNot Available
SiblingsIan Ferguson
SpouseNot Known
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Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Ferguson has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour three times: first for Generica (later renamed Happiness) in 2002, then for Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw in 2005 and for his travel memoir Beyond Belfast in 2010.

Will Ferguson Net Worth

Will Ferguson is one of the richest Novelist from Canada. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Will Ferguson's net worth $3-5 Million.* (Last Update: February 3, 2024)

After his trip to Ecuador as part of The Canada World Youth program, He was able to graduate from York University with a film degree.

The humorous memoir he wrote in 1998″I Was A Teenage Katima Victim: A Canadian Odyssey, was a finalist for the Edna Staebler Award.

Net Worth (2024)$5 Million*
Net Worth in 2023$3 Million*
SalaryUnder Review
Source of IncomeNovelist
CarsNot Available
HouseLiving in own house.
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Ferguson championed Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert in Canada Reads 2003.

He currently resides in Calgary, Alberta, with his wife and two sons. His older brother, Ian Ferguson, also won the Stephen Leacock Medal, for Village of the Small Houses in 2004. Another brother, Sean Ferguson, is currently the dean of music at McGill University.

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Ferguson was a runner-up for the 1999 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for I Was a Teenage Katima Victim: A Canadian Odyssey.

Ferguson won the 2012 Giller Prize for 419: A Novel (2012). The novel went on to win the 2013 Libris Award from the Canadian Booksellers Association for Fiction Book of the Year.

Who is Will Ferguson Dating?

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Ferguson is also an outspoken critic of the monarchy of Canada, both publicly and in his books. He is quoted in the media when the monarchy issue is being debated. He also profiles Canadian secessionist and independence movements (such as the “Republic of Madawaska”) in his book Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw (2004).

Facts & Trivia

Will Ranked on the list of most popular Novelist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in Canada. Will Ferguson celebrates birthday on October 12 of every year.

He also served on the jury of the 2015 Hilary Weston Prize for literary nonfiction.

Key Events

  1. William Stener Ferguson (born October 12, 1964) is a Canadian travel writer and novelist who won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel 419. .

  2. A. (Special Honours) in 1990. .

  3. Ferguson joined the JET Programme in the early 1990s, and lived in Kyushu, Japan, for five years teaching English..

  4. He married his wife, Terumi, in Kumamoto in 1995..

  5. Ferguson was a runner-up for the 1999 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction for I Was a Teenage Katima Victim: A Canadian Odyssey..

  6. Ferguson has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour three times: first for Generica (later renamed Happiness) in 2002, then for Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw in 2005 and for his travel memoir Beyond Belfast in 2010. .

  7. Ferguson championed Sarah Binks by Paul Hiebert in Canada Reads 2003. .

  8. He also profiled Canadian secessionist and independence movements (such as the "Republic of Madawaska") in his book Beauty Tips from Moose Jaw (2004). .

  9. His older brother, Ian Ferguson, won the Stephen Leacock Medal for his memoir Village of the Small Houses in 2004..

  10. Ferguson won the 2012 Giller Prize for 419 (2012)..

  11. The novel went on to win the 2013 Libris Award from the Canadian Booksellers Association for Fiction Book of the Year. .

  12. He also served on the jury of the 2015 Hilary Weston Prize for literary nonfiction. .

  13. In 2016, he received an honorary degree in English from Mount Royal University. .

  14. In 2021, he won the Crime Writers of Canada Award for Best Novel for The Finder..