Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015


The Dirty Dozen, with Monica Heisey

Writer and comedian Monica Heisey has been making people laugh for a long time in publications like HelloGiggles (the website founded by indie darling Zooey Deschanel), The Hairpin and VICE, but now her perfectly skewed and cheeky observations can live on your bookshelf in the form of I Can't Believe It's Not Better: A Woman's Guide to Coping with Life (Fitzhenry & Whiteside). Essays like "Pizzas I Have Loved", along with advice on how to sext, watch hours of TV and cry in public make I Can't Believe It's Not Better the perfect gift for the wittiest women in your life.

Special Feature! Joseph Boyden on Place and Landscape in His Writing - an AGO Lecture Preview

The name Joseph Boyden has become synonymous with Canadian literature — a curious turn of events given that Boyden writes about Canadian characters and landscapes while teaching for much of the year in New Orleans. Though Boyden returns to Canada, and particularly his beloved Northern Ontario, frequently, living part of his life south of the border seems to have bestowed a beneficial clarity.

The Lucky Seven Interview, with Adam Lindsay Honsinger

Adam Lindsay Honsinger is a Toronto-based writer, teacher and illustrator. His work has been published in several literary journals including Descant and PRISM International, has twice been nominated for The Journey Prize and his story "Silence" won Silver at the National Magazine Awards.

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