Elizabeth Ruth is the author of Ten Good Seconds of Silence, a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, the Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award and the City of Toronto Book Award. Her second novel, Smoke, was chosen for the One Book, One Community program. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto and is currently travelling across Canada, delivering professional development workshops to writers. Ruth presents Matadora, the story of a Spanish servant girl who attempts to make her name in the bullring at a time when it was illegal for a woman to do so.
Events Elizabeth Ruth was involved in
Sunday, November 3, 2013 - 3:00 PM
The fate of Christianity's most sacred relic, the woman behind Petrarch's sublime love poetry, a female bullfighter in 1930s’ Spain—three authors discuss rewriting history in their historical fiction.
Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 1:00 PM
Authors Dennis Bock, Rodge Glass, Elizabeth Ruth, Mary Swan and Michael Winter share their latest works.