Past Events

Editors Canada 2021 Virtual Conference

Start date: June 12, 2021 - End date: June 13, 2021

Time: TBD

Location: Online

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I will be speaking about ableism in language and storytelling, and looking at how editors can integrate awareness of this into their work practice.

THE 2021 FESTIVAL OF LITERARY DIVERSITY

Start date: May 1, 2021 - End date: May 15, 2021

Time: Various

Location: Online

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May 3, 8pm EST: Writers on Loss and Grief, with Therese Estacion, Amanda Leduc, and Kimiko Tobimatsu in conversation with Tanya Boteju.

Accessibility Information: All FOLD 2021 sessions will be close-captioned. The virtual platform for this year’s festival also includes additional accessibility features like text resizing, colour contrast, and screen reader capabilities.

All-access festival passes are $39 and can be purchased at thefoldcanada.org/register.

FRYE FESTIVAL 2021

Start date: April 21, 2021 - End date: April 22, 2021

Time: Various

Location: Online

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April 21, 7pm EST: Fairy Tales Retold: Amanda Leduc in conversation with Vanessa Moeller.

April 22, 4:30pm EST: When Nature Reclaims: Amanda Leduc and Pablo Strauss in conversation with Carole Chan.

Accessibility Information: The 2021 Frye Festival will be broadcast free on YouTube at @FryeMoncton. Closed captions are available through YouTube.

gritLIT 2021

Start date: April 17, 2021 - End date: April 18, 2021

Time: Various

Location: Online

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I’ll be appearing as part of this year’s gritLIT–Hamilton’s own literary festival. In 2021, gritLIT will take place entirely online.

Saturday April 17, 3:30pm EST: The End of the World As We Know It, with Premee Mohamed and Alessandra Naccarato.

Sunday, April 18, 3:30pm EST: Drafts & Drafts, with Gary Barwin, Jane Christmas, Denise Davy, Krista Foss, Dallas Hunt, Pasha Malla, and Brent van Staalduinen.

Accessibility Information: gritLIT 2021 will take place online via Zoom. Panels will have closed-captioning.

INSTAGRAM LIVE CHAT WITH INDIGO

Date: March 31, 2021

Time: 7pm EST

Location: Online

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I’ll be chatting with Indigo Books about The Centaur’s Wife, fairy tales, and all things centaur and magical.

Accessibility Information: This is a free event hosted on Instagram Live. The video will be uploaded to IGTV, with captions, on the Indigo events Instagram channel after its completion.

VIRTUAL AUTHOR VISIT: MILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Date: March 22, 2021

Time: 7pm EST

Location: Online

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Accessibility Info: This is a free online event. Further accessibility information to come.

VIRTUAL BREAKFAST EVENT WITH A DIFFERENT DRUMMER BOOKS

Date: March 9, 2021

Time: 9:30am - 11:am EST

Location: Online

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I’ll be reading with celebrated author Krista Foss and Mary Lawson as part of A Different Drummer’s Book and Author Series.

Accessibility Information: TBD.

BRAVE NEW WORLDS: AMANDA LEDUC AND JAEL RICHARDSON IN CONVERSATION WITH THEA LIM

Date: February 23, 2021

Time: 8:00pm EST / 5:00pm PST

Location: Online

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Join me and my work bestie Jael Richardson–author of the acclaimed novel GUTTER CHILD–as we discuss writing our magical and visionary worlds with author Thea Lim.

Hosted by Another Story Bookshop. Put on in partnership with Random House Canada and HarperCollins Canada.

Pre-order your books today through Another Story Bookshop.

Accessibility Information: This is a free online event. Closed captions will be provided.

DRAFT READING SERIES

Date: February 21, 2021

Time: 3:00pm EST

Location: Online

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I will be reading some new work–newer even than The Centaur’s Wife!–at this edition of Draft, alongside some stellar writers and friends.

Accessibility information: This reading will take place online. Closed captioning will be provided by webcaptioner.

BOOK LAUNCH FOR THE CENTAUR’S WIFE

Date: February 16, 2021

Time: 7pm EST / 4pm PST

Location: Online

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Join me in celebrating the launch of THE CENTAUR’S WIFE! The launch will feature an interview with yours truly, moderated by acclaimed author Larissa Lai, as well as musical performance by Victoria Carr, the audiobook narrator for The Centaur’s Wife!

Hosted by Epic Books and Random House Canada.

Pre-order your copy of The Centaur’s Wife from Epic Books today to secure a signed copy! Epic Books can ship anywhere in Canada.

Accessibility Information: This launch is virtual and free to attend. Closed-captioning will be provided.

Register for the launch today!