Alison Pick was the 2002 Bronwen Wallace Award winner for the most promising young writer in Canada. She has published three acclaimed volumes of poetry, and her first novel, The Sweet Edge, was a Globe and Mail “Best Book”. Her second novel, Far to Go, was nominated for the Man Booker Prize, won the Canadian Jewish Award for Fiction, and was named a “Top Ten of 2010” book by the Toronto Star and NOW Magazine. It was also published internationally to acclaim. Her memoir, Between Gods, was published internationally, was a finalist for the BC National Award for Nonfiction, a Globe and Mail “Best Book” of 2014, and a national bestseller. She presents Strangers With The Same Dream.
Events Alison Pick was involved in
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - 7:30 PM
Toronto’s popular poetry competition, Battle of the Bards, is back for its 11th year and will feature readings from 20 dynamic poets.
Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 3:00 PM
Sarah Bailey, Nicholas Eames, Alison Pick and Nicholas Power discuss what makes thriller, nonfiction and poetry their favourite form of expression.
Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
From 1928 Tour de France to Prohibition-Era Detroit in 1927, and from 1874 Launceston to 1921 Palestine, authors David Coventry, Alison Pick, Emily Schultz and Rohan Wilson discuss how time and place inspire and inform their fiction.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 7:30 PM
Join us in celebrating the Humber Writers Workshop alongside renown faculty.
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 2:00 PM
Rowan Hisayo Buchanan, Amy Jones and Jim Lynch share ideas about familial relations.