Brian Francis’ most recent novel, Natural Order, was selected by the Toronto Star, Kobo and Georgia Straight as a Best Book of the year. His first novel, Fruit, was a Canada Reads finalist and was named one of Amazon’s “100 Canadian Books to Read in a Lifetime.” He is a regular contributor to CBC Radio’s The Next Chapter and writes a monthly advice column, The Agony Editor, for Quill & Quire magazine. Follow him on Twitter @briantfrancis

Events Brian Francis was involved in

  • Improving Your Writing

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 13:00-16:00

    Your writing is good, but how do you make it great? In this intensive workshop, bestselling novelist Brian Francis and Simon & Schuster Editorial Director Nita Pronovost give you the insider tips and tools to take your fiction writing to the next level. The workshop will cover: Beats in fiction Characterization and exposition Finding your voice Avoiding unintentional repetition [...]


  • Around the World

    Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    For an hour and a half you will be transported to three continents and nine countries with readings by our visiting international authors.