ChiSeries Toronto presents: Chadwick Ginther, Chantel Guertin, Evan Munday, Kari Maaren
on Wednesday, October 9, 2013, 8pm
at ROUND venue, 152a Augusta Ave., Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L5
Hosted by James Bambury. Note that Chadwick Ginther will read first and must catch a plane the same evening, so we are starting at 8:10pm at the latest!
Originally from Morden, Manitoba, Chadwick Ginther was fascinated by Norse mythology at an early age. Today, he spins sagas of his own set in the wild spaces of Canada’s western wilderness where surely monsters must exist. Chadwick is a regular contributor to Quill & Quire, the Winnipeg Review, and Prairie Books NOW. His short fiction has also appeared in On Spec Magazine, Tesseracts 16, and Fungi. His first novel, Thunder Road was nominated for a Prix Aurora Award. Tombstone Blues, released in fall 2013, is Book Two of the Thunder Road Series. He lives and writes in Winnipeg.
Chantel Guertin is the bestselling author of two adult novels—Stuck in Downward Dog and Love Struck. She’s a beauty expert on The Marilyn Denis Show and editor-at-large at The Kit. Her work has been published in numerous publications including ELLE Canada, FASHION, Maclean’s, TV Guide, The National Post, Best Health, Reader’s Digest, Tribute, Canadian Family, HGTV.ca, FoodNetwork.com, and WNetwork.com. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
Evan Munday is the author and illustrator of The Dead Kid Detective Agency, which was a finalist for the Sunburst Award for fantastical young adult literature and the Silver Birch Fiction Award. He also sometimes makes comics and works as a book publicist for indie press Coach House Books. He lives in Toronto.
Kari Maaren is an academic, a writer, and a brilliant singer/songwriter. Her latest CD is Beowulf Pulled My Arm Off, in which she makes fun of genre tropes.
The Chiaroscuro Reading Series (Ottawa and Toronto) is sponsored in part by the Ontario Arts Council.