Grace O’Connell is the author of The Globe and Mail Best Book Magnified World and 2014 winner of the Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing, and her work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, The Globe and Mail, National Post and Elle Canada. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto and works as a freelance writer and editor. She presents Be Ready For The Lightning.

Photo Credit: Dani Coutoure

Events Grace O’Connell was involved in

  • In Conversation: Madeline Miller

    Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 4:00 PM

    The New York Times bestselling author Madeline Miller discusses Circe, one of the most daring and highly anticipated books of 2018.


  • In Conversation: Christopher Dewdney

    Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 12:00 PM

    Christopher Dewdney takes readers on a fact-filled journey into the dark corners of weather and climate with his non-science fiction book, Eighteen Miles.


  • In Conversation: Ross King

    Sunday, October 28, 2018 - 2:00 PM

    Ross King, winner of the 2017 RBC Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction, will present his newest book, Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies in an interview with Caroline Shields.


  • IFOA Weekly presents 'What's Life Got To Do With It?'

    Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 7:30 PM

    A diverse panel of novelists and poets discuss how the world today affects their writing.


  • IFOA Thunder Bay

    Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM

    IFOA Thunder Bay welcomes authors Gary Barwin, Terry Fallis, Grace O'Connell and Jean E. Pendziwol.