IFOA Orillia welcomes award-winning author, journalist and broadcaster Ted Barris, Queen of Guitar Liona Boyd and writer of the Birder Murder Mysteries Steve Burrows. Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read live from their latest work!
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Ted Barris is an award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster. He regularly writes for the national media and has hosted many CBC Radio programs and shows on TV Ontario. His 18 bestselling non-fiction books include Juno, Behind the Glory, Deadlock in Korea, Victory at Vimy and Breaking the Silence. In June 2014, his book The Great Escape: A Canadian Story won the 2014 Libris Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award.
Few people’s lives are as romantic and adventurous as Liona Boyd’s has been. She has performed around the world, sold millions of albums and won five Juno awards. Now this internationally renowned musician is releasing her second memoir, No Remedy for Love. Liona released her first memoir in 1998, In My Own Key, which thrilled her fans and became a bestseller. No Remedy for Love details her fascinating journey with the reinvention of her entire career and her lifelong pen pal relationship with Prince Philip. Liona Boyd, known as the First Lady of Guitar, introduced millions around the world to the art of classical guitar through her concerts, television specials, and 27 recordings.
Steve Burrows has pursued his birdwatching hobby on five continents. The first Birder Murder Mystery, A Siege of Bitterns, won the 2015 Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel. The other books in the series are A Pitying of Doves and A Cast of Falcons. Steve lives in Oshawa, Ontario. He presents A Shimmer Of Hummingbirds.