When: Tuesday, October 30 @ 7 pm
Where: Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Thunder Bay Public Library, Lakehead University, Northwestern Ontario Writers Workshop (NOWW), Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Toronto International Festival of Authors and CBC Radio are pleased to host the 8th annual Lit on Tour Thunder Bay event. Tickets are $15 and are available at the Brodie Library, Waverley Library, and Thunder Bay Art Gallery. Call 624-4206 for information.
Ann Y. K. Choi was originally from South Korea and immigrated to Canada in 1975. She is a graduate of the Humber School for Writers and the Creative Writing Certificate Program at the University of Toronto. Most recently, she completed an MFA in Creative Writing at National University in San Diego, California. Her debut novel, Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, was a finalist for the Toronto Book Award. The story, set in the 1980s, was inspired by her experiences working in her family-run variety store. A teacher with the York Region District School Board, Ann lives in Toronto with her husband and daughter.
Kim Moritsugu's novels include Looks Perfect, a romantic comedy shortlisted for the Toronto Book award; The Glenwood Treasure, a literary mystery shortlisted for the Arthur Ellis Best Crime Novel Award; The Restoration of Emily, a coming of middle age story (serialized on CBC Radio’s Between the Covers); The Oakdale Dinner Club, a comedy of suburban manners about food and sex; and her seventh novel, The Showrunner, a work of darkly humourous suspense. She has built an international online following for her TV recaps and food writing at her blog The Hungry Novelist. She lives in Toronto.
Arjun Basu is a writer and editor. In 2008, he published Squishy, a collection of short stories that was shortlisted for the ReLit Prize. In 2014 he published Waiting for the Man, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He also used to write 140-character short stories on Twitter, for which he won a Shorty Award. Arjun lives in Montreal, Quebec, where he is working on his book.
Master of Ceremonies: Lisa Laco, CBC Radio (88.3 FM)