Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Author appearance, Reading: Litontour

Knox Presbyterian Church

59 Riddell Street
Woodstock N4S 6M2
Cost: $15

Authors Lauren B. Davis, Farzana Doctor, Terry Fallis and Martí Sales read from their latest works at the Knox Presbyterian Church on October 21 at 7pm, followed by a question and answer segment.

Rotarians meet at the  Woodstock Public Library (519-539-4801) at 6.30 pm.


Woodstock Public Library




  • Davis, Lauren B_BW

    Lauren B. Davis

    Lauren B. Davis is the author of the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels The Stubborn Season, The Radiant City and The Empty Room. Her novel Our Daily Bread, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and named a best book of the year by both The Globe and Mail and The Boston Globe. She is also the author of two collections of short stories, Rat Medicine & Other Unlikely Curatives and An Unrehearsed Desire Born. Davis presents her latest novel, Against a Darkening Sky, a rich and fascinating story set in a mysterious, magic-riddled 7th-century England.

  • Doctor, Farzana (c) Vivek Shraya

    Farzana Doctor

    Farzana Doctor is the author of Stealing Nasreen and Six Metres of Pavement, which won the 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was shortlisted for the Toronto Book Award. She has been listed as one of CBC Books’ Ten Canadian Women Writers You Need to Read Now and is the recipient of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Dayne Ogilvie Grant. She co-curates the Brockton Writers Series. Doctor presents All Inclusive, a story about a Mexican resort, the ghost of an unknown father and the tragedies we can’t forget.

  • Fallis, Terry (c) Tim Fallis

    Terry Fallis

    Terry Fallis is the award-winning author of four national bestsellers. His debut novel, The Best Laid Plans, won the 2008 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour and was the 2011 winner of CBC Canada Reads. Fallis' third novel, Up and Down, was a finalist for the 2013 Leacock Medal, and won the 2013 Ontario Library Association Evergreen Award. In 2013, he received the Libris Award for Author of the Year. Fallis' fourth novel, No Relation, won the 2015 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. He presents Poles Apart, a hilarious novel about a young man who creates a feminist blog and becomes an overnight sensation.

  • Sales, Martí (c) Maria Dias

    Martí Sales

    Martí Sales has contributed to Time Out Barcelona and translated the works of John Fante, Kurt Vonnegut, Jim Dodge and Harold Pinter. He is the author of Dies feliços a la presó, Ara és el moment and Principi d'incertesa. Most notably, he was the Director of the International Poetry Festival of Barcelona from 2010 to 2012. Sales presents his first work of poetry to be translated into English, Huckleberry Finn, a rich and imaginative collection about the discovery of enthusiasm. Supported by Institut Ramon Llull