Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Dorothy Howarth

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Dorothy Howarth had guts. In the dark heart of the depression, she resigned from her teaching job and set out to become a bona fide female journalist, eventually becoming the first woman to win a National Newspaper Award. You can read about Dorothy Howarth's brave life in The Globe and Mail by clicking here.

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Lauren Kirshner

Lauren Kirshner is the author of the novel Where We Have to Go (McClelland & Stewart, 2009). Her short stories, arts reviews, interviews and poetry have appeared in newspapers and literary journals such as The Toronto Star, Now, The Hart House Review and Exile.

Go to Lauren Kirshner’s Author Page