The Balancing Act of Nonfiction

Memoir/Biography/Social Science

The Meadow

1:45 p.m.

The Balancing Act of Nonfiction

Presenters: Elamin Abdelmahmoud (Son of Elsewhere), Stephen Dorsey (Black & White), and Harley Rustad (Lost in the Valley of Death).

Host: Bee Quammie, writer, radio host, television personality

Writing can be an intense and measured process – especially when the piece involves real people, places, or events. How does a writer stay true to the story or issue they are exploring while sensitively navigating such intimate subject matter? Join our panelists to learn about the process of writing and publishing compelling books that lay bare their own truths, and that of others’.



Harley Rustad

Lost in the Valley of Death
Published by Knopf Canada

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