Black, Bolen, Borkowski Reading at Type Books, Queen West, Toronto

Books on the Radio, Open Book: Toronto, and Type Books join forces to present a night of short fiction by writers from Toronto and Vancouver.

Dennis E.Bolen’s ANTICIPATED RESULTS, which has drawn comparisons to Raymond Carver, chronicles lost members of the Boomer generation.

Andrew J.Borkowski’s COPERNICUS AVENUE – set in a fictionalized neighbourhood that Toronto residents will recognize as Roncesvalles Avenue – portrays Toronto’s Polish immigrants in the years following WWII through a series of linked stories.

Carolyn Black’s THE ODIOUS CHILD explores some unsettling questions: What would you do if your child was a furry feral creature or your new love interest a potential serial killer (or worse, a fictitious cliché)?

Featuring three Canadian authors of short story collections released in 2011, this event forms an unofficial part of YOSS: The Year of the Short Story.

Sean Cranbury is the Executive Editor of Books on the Radio. He's also Founder and Creative Director of the Real Vancouver Writers' Series. Sean is General Manager at the legendary Storm Crow Tavern and consults with literary arts organizations on digital communications strategies.

1 Comment

  • Reply August 27, 2011

    Robert Mackay

    So, how did the 22 August event in Toronto go? Sounds like it should have been fun.

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