Writing Books and Writing About Books: Talk with authors and national newspaper book reviewers Katherine Ashenburg & Marissa Stapley in an up close and personal session in one of Gananoque’s finest accommodations.
Marissa Stapley, bestselling author of Mating for Life and Things to Do When It’s Raining, is a newspaper journalist and a National Magazine Award–nominated magazine writer. She writes a commercial fiction review column, Shelf Love, for The Globe and Mail. She lives in Toronto with her husband and two children. Visit her at MarissaStapley.com or follow her on Twitter Marissa Stapley Author
KATHERINE ASHENBURG is the author of three books and many magazine and newspaper articles. She has written for The New York Times, The Globe and Mail and Toronto Life, among other publications. Her books include The Mourner’s Dance: What We Do When People Die, and The Dirt on Clean: An Unsanitized History, which was published in 12 countries and six languages. In former incarnations, she was a producer at CBC Radio and was The Globe and Mail‘s Arts and Books editor. In 2012, she won a Gold Medal at the National Magazine Awards for her article on old age. SOFIE & CECILIA is her first novel.
Learn more about the accommodation partners who will be hosting our authors during their stay in the 1000 Islands. Plan your stay for the entire weekend and you can enjoy the full hospitality and charm of these locations as well! Visit 1000islandswritersfestival.ca