Join Giles Blunt, Nino Ricci and Owen Sheers at the Markham Village Public Library on Friday, October 30 at 6:30pm for a wine and international cuisine reception followed by readings of their latest works.
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In partnership with Markham Arts Council and Markham Public Library
Giles Blunt grew up in North Bay. He spent 20 years in New York City as a writer and a scriptwriter for such shows as Law and Order and Night Heatbefore making his home in Toronto. He is the author of the six novels in the bestselling Cardinal crime series, which he is currently adapting as a television series for CTV. He is a two-time winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel and a recipient of the British Crime Writers’ Macallan Silver Dagger. Blunt presents The Hesitation Cut, a psychological suspense novel about jealousy and obsession.
Owen Sheers is a poet, author and playwright. His first novel, Resistance, was translated into 10 languages and adapted into a film. The Dust Diaries, his Zimbabwean non-fiction narrative, won the Welsh Book of the Year Award. He is also the recipient of the Somerset Maugham Award and the Hay Festival Medal for Poetry. He has been a New York Public Library Cullman Fellow and is currently Professor in Creativity at Swansea University. He presents his second novel, I Saw a Man, an utterly stunning novel of love, loss, the insidious nature of secrets and the transformative power of words.