On Friday, April 7th at 8 pm, bestselling author, Jane Urquhart, will be presenting her new book, A Number of Things, at the eighth edition of the ImagiNation festival.
Jane Urquhart was born in the north, in Little Longlac, Ontario, and grew up in Northumberland County and Toronto. She is the author of seven internationally acclaimed novels: The Whirlpool, which received Le prix du meilleur livre étranger (Best Foreign Book Award) in France; Changing Heaven; Away, winner of the Trillium Award and a finalist for the prestigious International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award; The Underpainter, winner of the Governor General’s Award, a finalist for the Rogers Communications Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and longlisted for the Orange Prize in Britain; The Stone Carvers, which was a finalist for The Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Award, and longlisted for the Booker Prize; A Map of Glass, a finalist for a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book; and, most recently, Sanctuary Line. In 2005 she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada. Her latest novel, A Number of Things, was released in October 2016 and is a national bestseller.
Host: Jeanette Kelly