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Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA

Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8
Cost: $18/$15 for IFOA Supporters, Free for students and youth

From uneasiness to terror, horror and panic, thrillers can evoke strong negative emotions to the reader. Sarah Bailey, Nick Cutter and Grace O’Connell examine the power and nature of this evolutionary emotion with Ania Szado. Hosted by Sheniz Janmohamed.

 


Participants

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    Sarah Bailey

    Sarah Bailey has fifteen years of experience in the advertising industry and is currently a director at creative projects company Mr Smith. Her first novel is The Dark Lake from Allen & Unwin. She is working on her second book, a sequel to The Dark Lake, due out in 2018. Sarah lives in Melbourne, Australia and has two young sons.

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    Nick Cutter

    Nick Cutter (Canada) is the national bestselling author of The Troop (winner of the James Herbert Award for Horror Writing), The Deep, and The Acolyte, and is a pseudonym for the author Craig Davidson, the acclaimed literary writer of novels such as Cataract City, Rust and Bone, and The Fighter. He presents Little Heaven.

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    Sheniz Janmohamed

    Sheniz Janmohamed is an author, artist educator, spoken word artist and occasional land artist. She has performed at venues around the world including the Jaipur Literature Festival and the Aga Khan Museum. She has authored two collections of poetry: Bleeding Light (Mawenzi House, 2010) and Firesmoke (Mawenzi House, 2014), and is currently working on her third collection of nature-inspired ghazals.

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    Grace O'Connell

    Grace O’Connell is the author of The Globe and Mail Best Book Magnified World and 2014 winner of the Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing, and her work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, The Globe and Mail, National Post and Elle Canada. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto and works as a freelance writer and editor. She presents Be Ready For The Lightning.

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    Ania Szado

    Ania Szado is the bestselling author of Studio Saint-Ex – a novel about fashion and The Little Prince in 1940s NYC – and Beginning of Was, which was regionally shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Ania was named one of CBC Books’ “Ten Canadian Women Writers You Need to Read” (2014). Her short fiction has been anthologized, most recently in Polish(ed): Poland Rooted in Canadian Fiction.