Susan Swan has published eight books of fiction, including her new novel, The Dead Celebrities Club, described in the Globe and Mail as “a tale of greed, hubris and fraud…a financial fable worthy of the age.” Swan’s 2012 novel, The Western Light, was a prequel to The Wives of Bath, her international bestseller made into the feature film Lost and Delirious. Her 2004 novel, What Casanova Told Me, was a finalist for the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Her first novel, The Biggest Modern Woman of the World, about a Canadian giantess who exhibited with P.T. Barnum is currently being made into a television series. Her other fiction includes the novel, The Last of the Golden Girls and the short story collection Stupid Boys are Good to Relax With. Swan is a resident of Toronto and former Robarts Scholar for Canadian Studies at York University.
Events Susan Swan was involved in
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - 2:00 PM
Authors Rachel Manley, Sean Michaels and Susan Swan discuss their latest works with moderator Sheniz Janmohamed.
Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 12:00 PM
Artist John Hartman with three Canadian authors--Michael Crummey, Susan Swan and Guy Vanderhaeghe--featured in his “Many Lives Mark This Place” project.
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 7:00 PM
Drew Hayden Taylor, Roselle Lim and Susan Swan read from their latest works in Woodstock, ON.