LISA MOORE

Moore_LisaGiller Prize *Finalist* | Canada Reads Winner

 

Open and Alligator were both nominated for the Giller Prize. Alligator won the Commonwealth Prize for the Canadian Caribbean Region and the ReLit Award, and Open won the Canadian Authors' Association Jubilee Prize for Short Fiction. Lisa has also written for television, radio, magazines (EnRoute, The Walrus and Chatelaine) and newspapers (The Globe and Mail and The National Post). Lisa has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. She also studied at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where she became a member of The Burning Rock Collective, a group of St. John's writers.

 

Appearances at the 2015 Festival

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 6

 

JUBILEE GALA

6.00-10.00 pm at Knights of Columbus Centre

$45.00 | 200 tickets available
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Our Jubilee Gala event: a keynote address by Canada Reads winner and Giller-nominated author Lisa Moore, the presentation of nominees and winners of our Adult and Youth Short Story Contest, along with cocktails, live music, and home-cooked Huron County fare. 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 7

 

MASTERCLASS – A Point of View

Lisa Moore
9:30-11.00 am at Bayfield Town Hall

$15.00
This mastercla

ss will discuss the benefits and limitations of first person, second person and third person point-of-view; how point-of-view establishes various degrees of psychic distance; the reasons an author might switch point-of-view mid-narrative, and the reasons to avoid switching. We will also talk about the gap between the authorial voice and the voice of the narrator.

 

 

READINGS IN THE COUNTY

1.00 – 3.00 pm at Bayfield Town Hall

FREE | 100 tickets available – please book a ticket

Lisa Moore, Caroline Adderson, Merilyn Simonds

Close the Alice Munro Festival of the Short Story with readings and book signings from national award-winning and best selling authors Lisa Moore, Caroline Adderson, and Merilyn Simonds.

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