John Ibbitson

John Ibbitson
Photo courtesy of Fred Lum - The Globe and Mail

John Ibbitson, is Writer at Large for the Globe and Mail, having also served as chief political writer, political affairs columnist, and bureau chief in Washington and Ottawa. His previous political books include the national number-one bestselling The Big Shift (with Darrell Bricker), The Polite Revolution: Perfecting the Canadian Dream and Open and Shut: Why America Has Barack Obama and Canada Has Stephen Harper. A winner of the Governor General's Award, Ibbitson has been shortlisted for the Donner Prize, the National Newspaper Award, the Trillium Award, and the City of Toronto Book Award. He lives in Ottawa. On twitter: @johnibbitson

Writers Festival Appearances