Break From Tradition

Chris Bergeron and Aaron Tucker

Break From Tradition

Chris Bergeron and Aaron Tucker

12:00pm

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Studio Theatre

60 mins

In Bergeron’s Valid and Tucker’s Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys, the traditional shape of the novel is twisted, bent and broken, resulting in playfully presented narratives that speak directly with a zeitgeist shaped by mass media, artificial intelligence, breaking binaries and toxic ideologies.

An unmissable discussion for writers and readers with an interest in form and genre fiction, Chris Bergeron and Aaron Tucker take the stage to discuss their genre-defying novels, the social and political forces that influenced them both, and how dreams of new futures take flight.

Moderated by Brian Bradley.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

In Bergeron’s Valid and Tucker’s Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys, the traditional shape of the novel is twisted, bent and broken, resulting in playfully presented narratives that speak directly with a zeitgeist shaped by mass media, artificial intelligence, breaking binaries and toxic ideologies.

An unmissable discussion for writers and readers with an interest in form and genre fiction, Chris Bergeron and Aaron Tucker take the stage to discuss their genre-defying novels, the social and political forces that influenced them both, and how dreams of new futures take flight.

Moderated by Brian Bradley.

This event will be followed by a book signing.

Conversation

Featured Authors

Chris Bergeron is diverse and fluid: after beginning a career in journalism and eventually winding up at the helm of the weekly cultural magazine Voir, she now dedicates her artistic vitality to Cossette, a leading global marketing agency. She offers speaking engagements on leadership, diversity, inclusion, and trans rights. Chris lives in Montreal.

Read more about Chris Bergeron

Aaron Tucker is the author of the novel Y: Oppenheimer, Horseman of Los Alamos (Coach House Books); three books of poetry: Catalogue d’oiseaux (Book*hug Press), Irresponsible Mediums: The Chess Games of Marcel Duchamp (Book*hug Press), and punchlines (Mansfield Press); and two scholarly cinema studies monographs, Virtual Weaponry: The Militarized Internet in Hollywood War Films and Interfacing with the Internet in Popular Cinema (both published by Palgrave Macmillan).

Read more about Aaron Tucker

12:00pm

Saturday, September 30, 2023

Studio Theatre

60 mins

How to attend

$69.99

Students and youth save up to 50% on passes.

What to read

Valid by , Soldiers, Hunters, Not Cowboys by ,
TIFA 2023

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