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Catherine Bush is the author of four novels, including Accusation, one of NOW magazine’s 2013 Best Ten Books of the Year, an Amazon.ca Best Book of 2013, and a Canada Reads Top 40 pick, among other accolades. Her third novel, Claire’s Head, was shortlisted for Ontario’s Trillium Award and was a Globe Best Book of the Year. Her nonfiction has been featured in publications including The Globe & Mail, The New York Times Magazine, and the anthology The Heart Does Break. She lives in Toronto and is Coordinator of the University of Guelph Creative Writing MFA.

Liz Howard was born and raised in Northern Ontario and is currently a poet and cognition research officer in Toronto. She is co-curator of the feminist reading series AvantGarden and graduate of the MFA program in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph. Her first full-length collection, Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent, is forthcoming from McClelland & Stewart in April 2015.

Jules Lewis is the author of the novel Waiting for Ricky Tantrum and the play Tomasso's Party.

Sara Jane Strickland was born in St. John's, Newfoundland. Her poetry and creative nonfiction have been featured in the journals Occasus and Room magazine. She is the creator of a website called Petal Journal, an online poetry journal of female perspectives.

Doors at 7:30. Readings at 8:00. The Steady Cafe & Bar [1051 Bloor St. W.]

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