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ChiSeries Toronto

March 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Chiaroscuro Reading Series Toronto Branch hosts authors in the SF, fantasy and horror genres, every 3rd Wednesday of the month in the ROUND venue in Kensington Market. Hosted by Sandra Kasturi. Ukelele by Kari Maaren.

This month’s readers are invading from Ottawa and New Jersey!

LAUREN B. DAVIS (Lauren B. Davis, Author) is the author of Against a Darkening Sky; The Empty Room, one of the National Post’s “Best Books of the Year”; and Our Daily Bread, longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, and a Globe & Mail “Best Books of the Year.” Her other books include the bestselling and critically acclaimed novels The Radiant City, a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and The Stubborn Season, as well as two short story collections, An Unrehearsed Desire and Rat Medicine & Other Unlikely Curatives. Lauren was born in Montreal and now lives in Princeton, New Jersey. For more information, please visit her website at www.laurenbdavis.com

KATE HEARTFIELD (Kate Heartfield) – Kate Heartfield’s first novel is the historical fantasy Armed in Her Fashion (CZP 2018). Her two time-travel novellas from Tor.com Publishing begin with Alice Payne Arrives in November 2018. Her game, The Road to Canterbury, was published in 2018 by Choice of Games. A former journalist, Kate lives in Ottawa. Visit her website at www.heartfieldfiction.com

DEREK KÜNSKEN (Derek Kunsken) is a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and sometimes accidentally, horror. He writes and reads both novel-length and short fiction, with a preference for works that explore really strange places and people. He is represented by Kim-Mei Kirtland at the Howard Morhaim Agency. Learn more about Derek at www.derekkunsken.com

MATT MOORE (Matt Moore) is an author, columnist and poet whose works have appeared in On Spec, “Leading Edge,” The Ottawa Citizen, Jamais Vu, The Drabblecast, and more. His short story collection, It’s Not the End and Other Lies, was released from ChiZine Publications. Beyond writing, he is the Co-Chair of the Ottawa “Chiaroscuro Reading Series” (ChiSeries), an award-nominated, quarterly reading series. Find him online at www.mattmoorewrites.com

The ChiSeries is sponsored in part by grants from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council – Conseil des arts de l’Ontario, ChiZine Publications and donations from attendees. Bakka-Phoenix Books is the official bookseller.


March 20
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Round Venue
152a Augusta Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2L5 Canada
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