Tanya Talaga

Tanya Talaga

Tanya Talaga is an award-winning journalist at the Toronto Star. Her first book, Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City, has been shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the RBC Taylor Prize, and British Columbia’s National Award for Canadian Nonfiction.

Politics and Advocacy in Writing

Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre Main Building

Writing has always been a political act, but now more than ever writers have the potential to play a strong role in advocacy, activism, and social justice. This panel will explore the necessity and efficacy of activating a political view and exploring current societal issues through narrative. Moderated by Judy Rebick.

Community Building / Le renforcement des collectivités Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture