Camilla Gibb – Author in Residence – 2014

Wall Associate




Creative Writing Program




University of Toronto

Geographic Location

Visit Website
Camilla Gibb on

Dr. Camilla Gibb is a Canadian author currently residing in Toronto, Ontario. She was the PWIAS Author in Residence in 2014. Her acclaimed novels include, Sweetness in the Belly, The Beauty of Humanity Movement and This Is Happy, and most recently, The Relatives, published in May 2021.

Camilla Gibb has been the recipient of the Trillium Book Award, the City of Toronto Book Award and the CBC Canadian Literary Award and has been shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the RBC Taylor Prize.

The film adaptation of her novel Sweetness in the Belly, starring Dakota Fanning, Yahya Abdul Mateen II and Kunal Nayar, was released in 2020.

Primary Recipient Awards

Camilla Gibb – Arts-Based Initiatives – 2014