IFOA Markham welcomes authors Janie Chang, Farzana Doctor and Shawn Hitchins! Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read live from their latest works.
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Born in Taiwan, Janie Chang spent parts of her childhood in the Philippines, Iran and Thailand before ultimately settling in Canada. She has a degree in computer science from Simon Fraser University. Her first novel, Three Souls, was a finalist for the 2014 BC Book Prize's Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize and one of nine Canadian books longlisted for the 2015 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. Janie lives in Vancouver. She presents Dragon Spring Road.
Farzana Doctor is a Toronto-based author of three novels: Stealing Nasreen, Six Metres of Pavement (which in 2012 won a Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for the Toronto Book Award and was the One Book One Brampton 2017 winner) and All Inclusive, a Kobo 2015 and National Post Best Book of the Year. She curates the Brockton Writers Series. www.farzanadoctor.com
Best known for sparking the global wave of Ginger Pride by marching hundreds of redheads through the streets of Edinburgh, Shawn Hitchins is an award-winning entertainer who has toured throughout Canada, the U.S., and the U.S. Hitchins was raised in a hayfield, educated in a swamp and still has all his own teeth. He resides in Toronto, Ontario (a city he’s tried to escape since Y2K).