Literary Fiction

The Meadow

4:30 p.m.

The Ripple Effect

Presenters: Janika Oza (A History of Burning), Amanda Peters (The Berry Pickers) and Katherena Vermette (The Circle)

Session Format: Readings, interviews, and discussion

Host: Judith Pereira, Arts Editor, The Globe and Mail

Navigating the present with one foot in the past, these three works of fiction explore how the ripple effect of a choice, a moment, or a devastating incident transforms their characters’ lives in powerful and life-changing ways. Janika Oza, Amanda Peters and Katherena Vermette will discuss their riveting new books.

Janika Oza

A History of Burning
Published by McClelland & Stewart (Penguin Random House Canada)

Amanda Peters

The Berry Pickers
Published by Harper Perennial (HarperCollins Canada)

Katherena Vermette

The Circle
Published by Hamish Hamilton (Penguin Random House Canada)

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