Writers Michel Basilières, Farzana Doctor, Milan Jesih and Anakana Schofield read from their latest works. Ania Szado hosts.
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Jane Urquhart is the award-winning Canadian author of eight novels, a collection of short stories and three books of poetry. Don’t miss her discussing her richest novel to date, The Night Stages, with Canadian literary star Lawrence Hill. Bestselling author Grace O’Connell hosts.
This event is co-presented by the Amnesty International Book Club, which sparks conversation about human rights through their monthly book selections and interviews with acclaimed Canadian authors. To learn more, visit www.amnestybookclub.ca.
Join poetry editor of House of Anansi Press and The Walrus, Damian Rogers, and award-winning poet Karen Solie as they read from and discuss their latest collections of poetry. Ken Babstock moderates.
Fiction writers Martyn Burke, Sharon Johnston, Sophia Nikolaidou and Jim Shepard discuss their latest war-set novels. Historian Hugh Brewster moderates.
The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature at McGill (Cundill Prize) was established in 2008 to recognize and promote literary and academic achievement in history. The award is offered each year by McGill University to an individual, of any nationality and from any country, who has published a book determined to have had (or likely to have) a profound literary, social and academic impact in the area of history.
Join the 2015 finalists for a conversation about the experience of writing historical non-fiction. Professor Gil Troy moderates.
Finalists announced on September 18, 2015.