Join authors Andrea Bain (Single Girl Problems), Catherine Hernandez (Scarborough) and Carrianne Leung (That Time I Loved You) for a lively reading of their latest works. Book Signing to follow. Books will be available for purchase, courtesy of Blue Heron Books.
Tickets may be purchased online by clicking the link below, or by calling the Markham Public Library at 905-513-7977.
This event is part of the Lit On Tour programme.
Andrea Bain is an author, podcaster and television personality. Her newest project is the funny and insightful Entertainment One podcast, Single Girl Problems, named after her first book. Most recently, she was one of the hosts of the national lifestyle program, The Goods, on CBC. This two time Canadian Screen Awards nominee has also hosted a number of lifestyle programs including Live Here Buy This (HGTV), Shotgun Reno (HGTV) and Three Takes (Slice). Her career began in the newsroom at CTV and Global News, and she later worked as an entertainment reporter for Reelzchannel (Los Angeles) and HLN’s Showbiz Tonight, where she interviewed Hollywood heavyweights like Oprah Winfrey, Angelina Jolie, Martin Scorsese and Madonna.
Catherine Hernandez is the award-winning author of Scarborough (Arsenal Pulp Press). Scarborough won the 2015 Jim Wong-Chu Award, was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award, the Evergreen Forest of Reading Award and Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction; and longlisted for Canada Reads 2018. It made the "Best of 2017" list for the Globe and Mail, National Post, Quill and Quire, and CBC Books.
Carrianne Leung is a fiction writer and educator. She holds a PhD in Sociology and Equity Studies from OISE/University of Toronto. Her debut novel, The Wondrous Woo, was shortlisted for the 2014 Toronto Book Awards. Her second book of fiction, That Time I Loved You, will be launched in the spring of 2018 by Harper Collins Canada.