Lawrence Hill won the 2008 Commonwealth Book Prize for his novel The Book of Negroes, which was published in the United States as Someone Knows My Name.
In the article “Why I’m not Allowed my Book Title,” Hill tells The Guardian his thoughts on his novel being renamed Someone Knows My Name in the United States.
Quill and Quire (Canada’s Magazine of book news and reviews) profiled the author in the article: Lawrence Hill’s Big Spring.
Finally, let’s hear Lawrence Hill in his own words. Here is a two part interview from Writers on Writing: