The Hundred Story Wood
Monday, September 24, 2018 from 8:30 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. in Eden Mills, ON
Four outstanding Canadian authors host writing workshops for high school students. $35/student, lunch included.
The 2018 authors are:
Claire Tacon’s first novel, In the Field, was the winner of the 2010 Metcalf-Rooke award. Her fiction has been shortlisted for the Bronwen Wallace Award, the CBC Literary Awards and the Playboy College Fiction Contest, and has appeared in journals and anthologies such as The New Quarterly, sub-TERRAIN and Best Canadian Short Stories. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia and is a past fiction editor of PRISM International.
Amy Stuart’s 2016 debut novel, Still Mine, was an instant national bestseller in Canada. Its sequel, Still Water, was released in May 2018. Winner of the 2011 Writers’ Union of Canada Short Fiction Competition, Amy’s writing has previously appeared in newspapers and magazines across Canada. In 2012, Amy completed her MFA in Creative Writing through the University of British Columbia.
Pasha Malla is the author of six books, most recently Fugue States, a novel. His writing has won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Trillium Book Award, the Arthur Ellis Award for crime fiction and several National Magazine Awards, been shortlisted for the Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award, the Commonwealth Prize (Best First Book, Canada & Caribbean), and longlisted for the Giller Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. A frequent contributor to Newyorker.com, The Walrus, CBC Radio, and the Globe and Mail, Pasha teaches at the University of Toronto and Brock University, and he was the Fall 2017 Edna Staebler Writer-in-Residence at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Catherine Graham is the author of The Celery Forest , a CBC Books Top 10 Canadian Poetry Collection of 2017, Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects, Winterkill (Insomniac Press, 2010), The Red Element, Pupa and The Watch. Her debut novel Quarry (Two Wolves Press) won an Independent Publisher Book Awards gold medal for fiction. Winner of the IFOA’s Poetry NOW competition and an Excellence in Teaching Award from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, her books have been shortlisted for the Raymond Souster Award, CAA Poetry Award, nominated for the ReLit Award and she has appeared on CBC Radio One’s The Next Chapter with Shelagh Rogers.