IFOA Orillia welcomes award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster Ted Barris, Queen of Guitar Liona Boyd and writer of the Birder Murder Mysteries Steve Burrows. Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read live from their latest work!
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Ted Barris is an award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster. For more than forty years, his writing has appeared in the national press and he has authored seventeen non-fiction books. In 2014, his Globe and Mail national bestseller, The Great Escape, received the national Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award. He lives in Uxbridge, Ontario. He presents The Great Escape.
Few people’s lives are as romantic and adventurous as Liona Boyd’s has been. She has performed around the world, sold millions of albums and won five Juno awards. Now this internationally renowned musician is releasing her second memoir, No Remedy for Love. Liona released her first memoir in 1998, In My Own Key, which thrilled her fans and became a bestseller. No Remedy for Love details her fascinating journey with the reinvention of her entire career and her lifelong pen pal relationship with Prince Philip. Liona Boyd, known as the First Lady of Guitar, introduced millions around the world to the art of classical guitar through her concerts, television specials, and 27 recordings.
Steve Burrows has pursued his birdwatching hobby on five continents. The first Birder Murder Mystery, A Siege of Bitterns, won the 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. The other books in the series are A Pitying of Doves and A Cast of Falcons. Steve lives in Oshawa, Ontario. He presents A Shimmer Of Hummingbirds.