January 25th, 2015 @3030 Dundas West

We are so excited to have the following writers join us on stage.

Alicia Elliot is a fellow graduate of York University’s Creative Writing Program. One of her short stories can be read on The Toast. Her writing is funny, purposeful and thoroughly enchanting.

Ruth Walker is the author of the novel LIVING UNDERGROUND (Seraphim Editions, 2012), and also a poet, playwright, editor, and creative writing workshop facilitator who has published in Canada, the US, and the UK. Her award-winning writing has appeared in many literary publications, anthologies, and periodicals

Ben Stephenson is the author of the novel A MATTER OF DEATH OR SOMETHING LIKE IT, published by Douglas & McIntyre in 2012. CBC Books named him one of ten “Canadian Writers to Watch.” Ben’s short stories have appeared in The Coast, the Telegraph Journal, and the anthology Rememberer.

Stephen Smith is an award-winning reporter and sometime columnist. He has contributed to The Globe and Mail, Canadian Geographic, Quill & Quire, Outside, and The New York Times Magazine. PUCKSTRUCK: Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada’s Hockey Obsession is his first book. His stories about five-dollar bills and boy travel writers have appeared in Geist and McSweeney’s.