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WORDFEST 2017 Authors Roz Nay and Andrew Pyper

11 Oct Posted by in Schedule | Comments
WORDFEST 2017 Authors Roz Nay and Andrew Pyper

Wordfest sparks lively, illuminating and meaningful conversations between Calgary’s readers and the world’s most engaging writers. Our year-round literary events culminate in a 10-day festival every October, and are programmed to inspire Calgarians to live more creative and empathetic lives. Wordfest’s trademark events include readings, workshops, panel discussions and in-school presentations from authors writing in every genre and for all ages.

Roz Nay grew up in England and studied at Oxford University. She has been published in The Antigonish Review and the anthology Refuge. Nay has worked as an underwater fish-counter in Africa, a snowboard videographer in Vermont, and a high school teacher in both the UK and Australia. She now lives in British Columbia with her husband and two children. Roz will be reading from her novel Our Little Secret.

Andrew Pyper is the author of eight novels, including The Demonologist, which won the International Thriller Writers award for Best Hardcover Novel and was selected for The Globe and Mail’s Best 100 Books of 2013 and Amazon’s 20 Best Books of 2013. Among his previous books, Lost Girls won the Arthur Ellis Award and was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, The Killing Circle was a New York TimesBest Crime Novel of the Year. Three of Pyper’s novels, including The Demonologistand The Damned, are in active development for feature film. He lives in Toronto. Andrew will be reading from his novel The Only Child.