Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 5:00 PM
Round table: Festival

York Quay Centre - Brigantine Room

235 Queens Quay West
Toronto M5J 2G8
Cost: $18/$15 supporters/FREE students & youth 25 and under

Bestselling crime authors Linwood Barclay and George Pelecanos discuss the commercial draw of the genre and the challenges of writing within it. Hosted and moderated by Jared Bland.


  • Bland, Jared

    Jared Bland

    Jared Bland is the Arts editor of The Globe and Mail.

  • George Pelecanos

    George Pelecanos

    George Pelecanos is the author of numerous bestselling and highly praised crime novels, including The Night Gardener, which was voted “Best Book of 2006” by Entertainment Weekly and the Los Angeles Times. The recipient of several international writing awards, he is also an independent film producer and currently writes for the acclaimed HBO series Treme. Pelecanos presents his latest explosive thriller, The Double, where a man is forced to confront his dark side when he is hired to retrieve a valuable painting and bring its thief, a violent career criminal, to justice.