Carol Off is the host of CBC radio’s As It Happens. With extensive experience in both Canadian and international current affairs, Off has covered conflicts in the Middle East, Haiti, the Balkans and the sub-continent, as well as events in the former Soviet Union, Europe, Asia, the United States and Canada. She reported the fallout from the 9/11 disasters with news features and documentaries from New York, Washington, London, Cairo and Afghanistan. She has won numerous awards for her CBC television documentaries in Asia, Africa and Europe and is the author of three previous books, most recently, Bitter Chocolate: Investigating the Dark Side of the World’s Most Seductive Sweet, a finalist for the National Business Book Award and nominated for the prestigious Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing. She lives in Toronto. She presents All We Leave Behind.

Events Carol Off was involved in

  • GGs @ IFOA

    Monday, October 24, 2016 - 8:00 PM

    Don't miss authors shortlisted for the 2016 Governor General's Literary Award for English-language Fiction at this stimulating round table!


  • GG Books Live!

    Monday, October 26, 2015 - 8:00 PM

    Celebrate the works nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction.


  • READING/INTERVIEW: Anna Hope and Sarah Waters

    Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 2:30 PM

    Anna Hope and Sarah Waters read from and discuss their latest works.


  • KEYNOTE - The State of the Industry: What Matters for Writers

    Monday, October 27, 2014 - 3:30 PM

    American literary agent Andrew Wylie, whose eponymous agency boasts clients like Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie, discusses his experiences in international publishing. Following the keynote address will be a short Q&A with interviewer Carol Off. This event is part of the annual International Visitors (IV) Programme.


  • READING/INTERVIEW: Ben Lerner and Ian McEwan

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 7:30 PM

    Authors Ben Lerner and Ian McEwan read from and discuss their latest novels.