Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor
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Friday, October 14, 2016

The Authors Come to Thunder Bay

International Festival of Authors Ontario
Tuesday, November 1 @ 7 pm
Thunder Bay Art Gallery Tickets on sale Oct. 3
Tickets are $15 and are available at Waverley Library, Brodie Library and the Thunder Bay Art Gallery. 
Call 684-6811 for information
Master of Ceremonies: Lisa Laco, CBC Radio (88.3 FM)
Featured Authors
Karen Connelly is the author of ten best-selling books of poetry and fiction, the most recent being Come Cold River, a family memoir in poetry. In 2017, her new long-awaited novel The Change Room will be published by Random House Canada. Burmese Lessons, a love story is a prose memoir that chronicles her time in Burma and Thailand in the late 1990’s.


Amy Jones won the 2006 CBC Literary Prize for Short Fiction and was a finalist for the 2005 Bronwen Wallace Award. She is a graduate of the Optional Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing at UBC, and her fiction has appeared in Best Canadian Stories and The Journey Prize Stories. Originally from Halifax, she now lives in Thunder Bay, where she is associate editor of The Walleye. Amy’s latest novel We’re All in This Together was the title of TBPL’s first One Book, One Community.
Andy McGuire is from Grand Bend, Ontario, and currently resides in Toronto. He is pursuing an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guelph. McGuire’s poems have appeared in Riddle Fence, Hazlitt and The Walrus. Andy will present Country Club, his debut poetry collection.
Cordelia Strub is an accomplished playwright and the author of nine critically acclaimed novels. Winner of the CBC literary competition and a Toronto Arts Foundation Award, she has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award, the Trillium Book Award and long-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She will present On The Shores of Darkness There Is Light.



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