Bell City Author Series

Some of the countries most innovative and celebrated authors are coming to the Brantford Public Library as part of the 2018 Author Series.
Guests at each event will enjoy wine and cheese, along with an intimate discussion with authors who have received national and international acclaim. 
There is limited seating at each event and links to tickets can be found under each event listing below or through this page.
Tickets can also be purchased at either the St. Paul or Main Branches of the Library.  

2018 Authors

Jennifer Robson

Thursday, Jan. 25
Author of Moonlight Over Paris, Somewhere in France and After the War is Over, which all appeared on the Globe and Mail’s Canadian Bestseller List - at the same time, - Robson, who has a doctorate from the University of Oxford, is quickly becoming one of the country’s bestselling authors.

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Gary Barwin

Wednesday, Feb. 21
Barwin’s novel Yiddish for Pirates won the 2017 Leacock Medal for Humour and was a Scotiabank Giller Prize and Governor General’s Award finalist. He is the author of 21 books of poetry, fiction and books for children and is the current Writer-in-Residence at McMaster University.

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Pasha Malla

Thursday, March 29
Author of six books and winner of the Trillium Book Award, the Arthur Ellis Award for Crime Fiction and several National Magazine Awards, Pasha Malla is also a frequent contributor to Newyorker.com, The Walrus and CBC Radio.

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Ross Pennie

Thursday, April 26
Pennie has been a jungle surgeon, paediatrician, infectious-diseases specialist, professor, novelist, and BGH doctor. When Ross’s characters aren’t sailing the high seas, they’re stamping out disease and tracking down bad guys anywhere between Brantford and Burlington.

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Check out books, eBooks and audiobooks from these authors:

Jennnifer Robson
Gary Barwin
Pasha Malla
Ross Pennie