James Grainger is the horror-books columnist for the Toronto Star and a contributing editor to Canadian Notes & Queries. His reviews and journalism have been nominated for a National Magazine Award and he is the author of The Long Slide, which won the ReLit Award for short fiction, and Harmless, a Globe and Mail and National Post best book of the year.

Events James Grainger was involved in

  • Oh, The Horror Of It All

    Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    Join novelist Andrew Pyper, graphic novelist Emily Carroll, historian W. Scott Poole, and Toronto Star horror books columnist James Grainger as they discuss the recent resurgence of horror.


  • In Conversation with Barbara Gowdy

    Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM

    Do not miss a deeply intimate interview with Barbara Gowdy and Jane Urquhart about Gowdy’s literary career and latest novel Little Sister.


  • Mystery: Quest for the Truth

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 6:00 PM

    The New York Times editor, Dan Wakin, interviews crime writers Sara Blaedel and Peter Robinson.


  • Vice: The Art of Crime Writing

    Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 1:30 PM

    Lotte Hammer, Alexander Maksik, Peter Robinson, and Ben Sanders will share their insights about the art of crime writing and what makes a crime story effective.


  • Ways of Enduring

    Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 3:00 PM

    A round table featuring Sharon Butala, Alexander Maksik and Charlotte Wood.