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ENEMIES, ALLIES, & ANTIQUITIES: FROM VERSAILLES TO ACADIA

Women on writing historical fiction > MAR 29


Historical fiction writers Sally Christie (The Enemies of Versailles), Roberta Rich (A Trial in Venice), and Genevieve Graham (Promises to Keep) discuss their new historical novels and the challenge of creating historical women in traditionally male dominated worlds. History becomes herstory with talks on thrilling new books set in King Louis XV's France, 16th-Century Venice, and 18th-Century Acadia.

ABOUT SALLY CHRISTIE
Sally Christie is the author of The Sisters of Versailles and The Rivals of Versailles. She was born in England and grew up around the world, attending eight schools in three different languages. She spent most of her career working in international development and currently lives in Toronto. The Enemies of Versailles, the final novel in the trilogy is published March 2017.

ABOUT ROBERTA RICH
Roberta Rich divides her time between Vancouver, British Columbia, and Colima, Mexico. The Midwife of Venice was her first novel, followed by The Harem Midwife. The followup to these two novels, A Trial in Venice, launches March 2017.

ABOUT GENEVIEVE GRAHAM
Genevieve Graham graduated from the University of Toronto with a degree in music in 1986 and began writing in 2007. She is passionate about breathing life back into history through tales of love and adventure, and loves the challenge of re-living Canadian history in particular. She lives near Halifax. Her previous novel, Tides of Honour, was a Globe and Mail bestseller.  Promises to Keep, her new novel, publishes April 2017.

Enemies, Allies, & Antiquities: From Versailles to Acadia
Sally Christie, Roberta Rich, and Genevieve Graham in conversation
Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street
Bram & Bluma Appel Salon
Wednesday March 29, 7-9pm
FREE