ROUND venue - 152a Augusta Ave., Toronto
It's the first readings of 2019! Join us for SF, fantasy and horror authors reading their work, plus music from the amazing Kari Maaren. Hosted by Sandra Kasturi.
MATTHEW BIN is an author and IT consultant from Oakville. He has served as national chair of the Canadian Authors Association and secretary of the Canadian Copyright Institute, and is also a licensed humanist wedding officiant, and the bassist and backup shouter in a punk band. His latest novel, Brendan's Way, was published by Bundoran Press.
STAR SPIDER is a writer of fiction, non-fiction and poetry and has recently published her debut YA novel, Past Tense. Star’s stories deal with mental health and LGBTQ themes and she is a student of psychology at Ryerson University. Her short stories and poetry have appeared online and in print in may places including Grain, A cappella Zoo, Necessary Fiction, Flyleaf Journal, Gone Lawn & Apeiron Review. starspider.ca
CATRIONA WRIGHT is the author of the poetry collection Table Manners (Véhicule Press, 2017) and the short story collection Difficult People (Nightwood Editions, 2018). Her short stories have appeared in Geist, Joyland, Grain, The New Quarterly, and Room. She is the poetry editor for The Puritan and a co-founder of Desert Pets Press, a chapbook press.
The Chiaroscuro Reading Series is sponsored in part by grants from the Toronto Arts Council, the Ontario Arts Council, and donations from ChiZine Publications, and attendees at events. Bakka Phoenix Books is the ChiSeries official bookseller.