Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie reads from Half of a Yellow Sun at the 2006 IFOA. Adichie is also the author of Purple Hibiscus and Americanah.
Caroline Adderson, author of Ellen in Pieces and an #IFOA35 participant, reads from her 2006 collection, Pleased to Meet You, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. She reads the first story in the collection, entitled “Falling.”
Author Miriam Toews discusses her writing process and how she’s always aware of her reader.
Emma Donoghue, author of the bestselling novel Room, reads from her 2008 novel, The Sealed Letter, at IFOA.
Roch Carrier reads from his immensely popular story The Hockey Sweater. Considered an iconic work of Canadian literature, a line from the story even appeared on the Canadian five-dollar bill for a period.