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Join us for a lively summer conversation between author Ian Williams and his editor Anne Collins. To close out the 2020–21 season, Canadian Authors–Toronto and Editors Toronto are joining forces to bring back our popular series showcasing award-winning authors in conversation with their exceptional editors. On Wednesday, June 23, at 7:00 pm, our Zoom program event will feature Ian Williams, winner of the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize, and Anne Collins, his editor.
Ian Williams is a multiple award–winning poet and fiction writer. His work explores the complicated inequalities of race and class with compassion, intelligence, and wit. Anne Collins, a renowned editor and author herself, and recipient of the Ivy Award, is the executive editor of Random House Canada and VP of Penguin Random House Canada.
Join us for an illuminating conversation exploring the author–editor relationship from acquisition through to the submission of the final draft. Ian Williams will read from Reproduction and offer a sneak peak of his upcoming nonfiction work, Disorientation, which will be coming out in September. This event will be moderated by Editors Toronto co-chair Catherine Dorton. Q&A to follow.
Reserve your ticket here: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/editorstoronto/535988
Editors Canada and Canadian Authors Association members can attend for free. Non-member admission is $7.