Readings by Pasha Malla, Lisa Foad, Jeff Parker
Monday, February 22, 2010
8:00pm – 11:00pm – In store – FREE
Pasha Malla is the author of “All Our Grandfathers are Ghosts,” a collection of poems, and his first book of stories, “The Withdrawal Method,” won the Trillium Book Award and the Danuta Gleed Literary Prize, was shortlisted for the Commonwealth Book Award, longlisted for the Giller Prize and ReLit Award, and chosen as a Globe and Mail and National Post book of the year. His short fiction has won the Arthur Ellis Award for crime writing and twice appeared in the Journey Prize anthology. Pasha spent the summer of 2009 as writer in residence at the Berton House in Dawson City, Yukon, and is currently on faculty at the Banff Centre’s Wired Writing Studio and the University of Toronto. His first novel,”People Park,” will be published by House of Anansi at some point in the near future.
Lisa Foad’s debut story collection, “The Night Is A Mouth,” won the 2009 ReLit Award for short fiction, and was named among the Globe and Mail’s First-Fiction Top Five of 2009. She lives in Toronto and is at work on her first novel.
Jeff Parker is the author of the short story collection “The Taste of Penny,” (Snare Books) and “Ovenman: A Novel” (Tin House).