BookFest 2022 Authors

Bandukwala, Manahil

Manahil Bandukwala is a writer, visual artist, and editor. Born and raised in Karachi, Manahil is currently a…

Barrick, David

David Barrick is the author of Nightlight (Palimpsest 2022) and the chapbooks Incubation Chamber (Anstruther Press, 2019) and…

Charles, Dieufaite

Dieufaite Charles, officiellement connu sous le nom de Jahfaa, est un chanteur, auteur-compositeur et guitariste. Son style de…

Clermont, Stéfanie

Née et élevée à Ottawa, Stéfanie Clermont a voyagé à travers le Canada et les États-Unis, occupant une…

Conklin, Kim

Kim Conklin is a writer, filmmaker and podcaster. Kim’s stories, poems and films haveappeared in journals, anthologies and…

Cummings, Ronald

Ronald Cummings is an associate professor in the Department of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada….

Dumais, Sandra

Autrice, Illustratrice, Animatrice, Animations virtuelles (virtuel seulement pour les élèves) Née en Nouvelle-Écosse, Sandra Dumais a grandi à…

Fagan, Cary

Cary Fagan is the author of eight previous novels and five books of short stories, including TheStudent, Great…

Fraser, Michael

Michael Fraser is published in various national and international journals and anthologies. He is published in Best Canadian…

Garebian, Keith

Keith Garebian has published over two dozen books to date, including poetry collections, such as Frida: Paint Me…

GoldenEagle, Carol Rose

Carol Rose GoldenEagle was appointed Saskatchewan’s Poet Laureate in 2021. She is an author of the award-winning novel…

Graham, Kate

Kate Graham researches, writes, speaks, and teaches about politics in Canada. She holds a PhD in Political Science…

Hathaway, Luke

Luke Hathaway is a trans poet who teaches English and Creative Writing at Saint Mary’s University in Kjipuktuk/Halifax….

Jacobsen, Mikka

Mikka Jacobsen is a fiction and nonfiction writer from Calgary, Alberta. Her work has appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Puritan, Prairie…

Jirgens, Karl 

Karl Jirgens, Prof. Emeritus, former English Department Head and former Chair of the Creative Writing Program (University of Windsor),…

Kakwinokanasum, Joseph

Joseph Kakwinokanasum is a member of the James Smith Cree Nation who grew up in the Peace region…

Kurcz, Céleste

(virtuel seulement pour les élèves) Céleste Kurcz est une fière épouse, mère et enseignante franco-ontarienne. Elle est née…

Ly, David

David Ly is a writer and editor whose debut poetry collection, Mythical Man (Palimpsest Press, 2020), was shortlisted…

MacArthur, Michelle

Michelle MacArthur (she/her) is associate professor in the University of Windsor’s School of Dramatic Art, where she teaches…

Mohabir, Nalini

Nalini Mohabir is an associate professor in the department of Geography, Planning, and Environment at Concordia University. She…

Mohammadi, Khashayar “Kess”

Khashayar “Kess” Mohammadi (They/Them) is a queer, Iranian born, Toronto-based poet, writer and translator. They were shortlisted for…

Osson, Gabriel

Gabriel Osson est poète, romancier et artiste-peintre. Né à Port-au-Prince (Haïti), il vit à Toronto. Retraité du ministère…

Pennock, Tyler

Tyler Pennock, author of Bones (2020) and Blood (2022) is a two-spirit adoptee from a Cree and Métis family in the Lesser…

Robertson, Ray

Ray Robertson is the author of eight novels, including 1979 (Biblioasis, 2018,) I Was There the Night He…

Sky Dancer, Louise Bernice Halfe

Louise Bernice Halfe – Sky Dancer was raised on Saddle Lake Reserve and attended Blue Quills Residential School….

Trussler, Michael

Michael Trussler writes poetry, creative non-fiction, short stories and literary criticism. His most recent books are The Sunday…

Walcott, Rinaldo

Rinaldo Walcott is a Professor in the Women and Gender Studies Institute at the University of Toronto. His…

Yi-Mei Tsiang, Sarah

Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang is the author of Grappling Hook (2022) with Palimpsest Press, Status Update (2013), which was nominated for the Pat…