Lynden MacIntyre

Mr. Lynden MacIntyreAward-winning journalist, broadcaster, and novelist

Mr. MacIntyre was the host of The Fifth Estate for twenty-four years. He has written and reported for numerous award-winning projects and received awards for writing and journalistic excellence, including ten Gemini Awards, an International Emmy, three Gordon Sinclair Awards for best broadcast journalist, and the Michener award for meritorious public service in journalism. A prolific writer, Mr. MacIntyre is the author of the bestselling The Cape Breton Trilogy: The Long Stretch (1999), The Bishop’s Man (2009) (winner of the Scotia Bank Giller Prize, the Dartmouth Book award, and the CBA Libris Fiction Book of the Year Award), Why Men Lie (2012), Punishment (2014), The Only Café (2017) and the Winter Wives (2021). His boyhood memoir, Causeway: A Passage from Innocence, was a Globe and Mail Best Book of 2006, winning both the Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction and the Evelyn Richardson Non-Fiction Award. His latest book is The Wake: The Deadly Legacy of a Newfoundland Tsunami (2019).