Love Lost, Broken and Found: Linden MacIntyre & Tessa McWatt 

Linden MacIntyre, Tessa McWatt and Deborah Dundas

Love Lost, Broken and Found: Linden MacIntyre & Tessa McWatt 

Linden MacIntyre, Tessa McWatt and Deborah Dundas

4:00pm

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Join two widely acclaimed and award-winning Canadian writers for a captivating look at two sweeping novels charting the histories of families and friends, and the ways in which the past will always return to ask forgotten or hidden questions. Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner Linden MacIntyre will present The Winter Wives, a thrilling new psychological drama weaving threads of crime, disability and dementia together into a tale of unrequited love and delusion. Tessa McWatt‘s breathtaking new novel, The Snow Line, negotiates love and endurance, and how people can find wholeness and belonging even when their own identities feel shattered.

Interviewer: Deborah Dundas

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Join two widely acclaimed and award-winning Canadian writers for a captivating look at two sweeping novels charting the histories of families and friends, and the ways in which the past will always return to ask forgotten or hidden questions. Scotiabank Giller Prize-winner Linden MacIntyre will present The Winter Wives, a thrilling new psychological drama weaving threads of crime, disability and dementia together into a tale of unrequited love and delusion. Tessa McWatt‘s breathtaking new novel, The Snow Line, negotiates love and endurance, and how people can find wholeness and belonging even when their own identities feel shattered.

Interviewer: Deborah Dundas

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Linden MacIntyre is a bestselling novelist and non-fiction writer whose second novel, The Bishop's Man, was a #1 national bestseller, won the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Dartmouth Book Award and the CBA Libris Fiction Book of the Year Award, among other honours. His most recent novels, Why Men Lie, Punishment and The Only Café, were also bestsellers, as was his 2019 work of non-fiction, The Wake. A distinguished broadcast journalist, MacIntyre spent twenty-four years as the co-host of the fifth estate.

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Tessa McWatt is the author of seven novels and two books for young people. Her fiction and non-fiction have been nominated for the Governor General's Award, the City of Toronto Book Awards, and the OCM Bocas Prize. She is the co-editor, with Dionne Brand and Rabindranath Maharaj, of Luminous Ink: Writers on Writing in Canada. She is one of the winners of the Eccles British Library Award 2018 for her memoir: Shame on Me: An Anatomy of Race and Belonging, which also won the Bocas Prize for Non-Fiction 2020 and was a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction.

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Deborah Dundas is the Books Editor at the Toronto Star with a broad background in the media, including stints in business, lifestyle and national and city politics, in Canada and while working and living in Northern Ireland. She has interviewed some of the world’s most recognizable authors including Salman Rushdie, Margaret Atwood, Colson Whitehead, Jonathan Franzen, Zadie Smith and John Irving. She regularly appears on stage, television and radio and is deeply involved with the literary community, often acting as a juror or host. She studied English and Political Science at Toronto’s York University and is currently pursuing an MFA at the University of King’s College.

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4:00pm

Saturday, October 23, 2021

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