Lawrence Hill is the award-winning and internationally bestselling author of The Book of Negroes, which was made into a six-part TV mini-series. His previous novels, Some Great Thing and Any Known Blood, became national bestsellers. Hill’s non-fiction work includes Blood: The Stuff of Life, the subject of his 2013 Massey Lectures, and Black Berry, Sweet Juice: On Being Black and White in Canada. His fourth novel, The Illegal, was published by HarperCollins Canada (September, 2015) and by WW Norton in the USA (January, 2016). Hill volunteers with Crossroads International, the Black Loyalist Heritage Society, and Project Bookmark Canada. He lives with his family in Hamilton, Ontario, and Woody Point, Newfoundland.
This event also features the presentation of The Writers' Union of Canada's Freedom to Read Award to Mohamed Fahmy.
A reception for this event will take place 7:00pm – 7:45pm.
Venue: Fleck Dance Theatre