Bookfest 2018 Authors

Michael Barclay

Michael Barclay has worked for Maclean’s, CBC Radio’s Brave New Waves, and Exclaim!. He co-authored Have Not Been…

Keith Barker

Keith Barker is a Métis artist from Northwestern Ontario. A graduate of the George Brown Theatre School, he…

Elly Blake

Elly Blake is the author of the New York Times bestselling Frostblood Saga. After earning a degree in English literature, she held a…

David Bouchard

« À Oak Bay, sur une petite rue tranquille vit un écrivain que le magazine Maclean’s cite parmi…

Randy Boyagoda

Randy Boyagoda is one of Canada’s funniest writers. A regular presence on CBC Radio, his most recent novel,…

Sharon Butala

Sharon Butala is the author of nineteen books of fiction and nonfiction, numerous essays and articles, some poetry…

Arlette Cousture

Née à Saint-Lambert en 1948, Arlette Cousture a pratiqué plusieurs métiers avant de se consacrer entièrement à l’écriture….

Carol Rose Daniels

Carol Rose Daniels is Cree/Dene with roots in Sandy Bay, northern Saskatchewan. She is a published novelist, poet,…

Klara du Plessis

Klara du Plessis is a poet residing in Montreal. Her debut collection, Ekke,was released from Palimpsest Press, Spring 2018;…

Sandra Gulland

SANDRA GULLAND is an American-born Canadian novelist. She is the author of the internationally bestselling trilogy of novels…

Lawrence Joseph

The grandson of Lebanese and Syrian immigrants, Lawrence Joseph was born in Detroit, educated at the University of…

Isabelle Larouche

  Petite, Isabelle Larouche est tombée dans un puits d’histoires. Fervente lectrice, bricoleuse de rêves et fine observatrice,…

ML Leibler

M. L. Liebler is an internationally known & widely published Detroit poet, university professor, literary arts activist and…

Shawna Lemay

Shawna Lemay is the author of the bestselling novel Rumi and the Red Handbag. She has written six…

Steve McOrmond

Steve McOrmond is the author of three previous collections of poetry, most recently The Good News about Armageddon…

Hazel Millar

Hazel Millar is the Co-publisher at Book*hug, an award-winning independent literary press based in Toronto. An avid reader,…

Ondjaki

Ondjaki was born in Luanda, Angola in 1977. He studied in Lisbon, Portugal, and is the author of…

Casey Plett

Casey Plett is a Canadian writer. She has won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction at the…

Jan Wong

Jan Wong is a third-generation Canadian who grew up in Montreal speaking English, some French and zero Chinese….