Brian Francis’ most recent novel, Natural Order, was selected by the Toronto Star, Kobo and Georgia Straight as a Best Book of the year. His first novel, Fruit, was a Canada Reads finalist and was named one of Amazon’s “100 Canadian Books to Read in a Lifetime.” He is a regular contributor to CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter and writes a monthly advice column, The Agony Editor, for Quill & Quire magazine. Brian also teaches the IFOA Academy courses and workshops: Becoming A Better Writer, Improving Your Writing and Publishing 101.  Follow him on Twitter @briantfrancis

Events Brian Francis was involved in

  • Dealing With Tragedy: Post-War Narratives

    Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM

    Award-winners Robert Olen Butler and Joseph Kertes join debut novelist Lynne Kutsukake to read from their new books.


  • The Writer's Toolkit: Publishing 101

    Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 9:30am-12:30pm

    Want to publish your work? The publishing industry can be overwhelming for most writers – even the more established ones. This workshop is designed to cover all aspects of the publishing industry and assist you in making informed decisions.


  • In Conversation with David Adams Richards

    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 6:30 PM

    Guy Vanderhaeghe will sit down with David Adams Richards for an intimate dialogue about writing, life, creativity and his new work.


  • Immersive Settings

    Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:30 PM

    Gail Anderson-Dargatz, Sharon Butala, Chris Chambers and Michael Helm read from their latest works


  • The Writer's Toolkit: Improving Your Writing

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 9:30am-12:30pm

    Make your stories great and get your writing noticed. This workshop will give you insider tips and tools to take your fiction writing to the next level.