Short Stories, Literary Fiction and Essays

The Cottage

1:30 p.m.

Modern Folklore 

Presenters: Marianne Micros (Statue), Zalika Reid-Benta (River Mumma) and Emily Urquhart (Ordinary Wonder Tales)

Session Format: Readings, interviews, and discussion

Host: Farzana Doctor, author (Seven and You Still Look The Same) and psychotherapist

What happens when a writer stretches and plays with the boundaries of reality, marrying elements of folklore and fantasy with contemporary life? Writers Marianne Micros, Zalika Reid-Benta and Emily Urquhart will discuss all this and more as they give us a glimpse into the magic that can be found in the everyday.

Published by Guernica Editions

River Mumma
Published by Penguin Canada (Penguin Random House Canada)

Ordinary Wonder Tales
Published by Biblioasis

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