The Writers’ Union of Canada invites public funders from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the Toronto Arts Council to the stage to discuss the recent changes to their programs, and give tips and hints for maximizing one’s chances for success in funding competitions.
Meet Roxanne Charlebois (Programme Officer, Canada Council for the Arts), Jack Illingworth (Literature Officer, Ontario Arts Council) and Catalina Fellay-Dunbar (Dance and Literary Program Officer, Toronto Arts Council). Kyo Maclear will moderate the discussion.
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Kyo Maclear is a novelist, essayist and children's author. She was born in London, England and moved to Toronto at the age of four. Kyo holds an Honors B.A. in Fine Art and Art History and an M.A. in Cultural Studies from the University of Toronto, and is currently a doctoral student at York University, where she holds a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. She is the author of two acclaimed novels for adults, The Letter Opener and Stray Love, and numerous beloved books for children, including Julia, Child and The Good Little Book. Kyo lives in Toronto where she shares a home with two sons, two cats, a musician and a truckload of books.