Authors on Art in partnership with the Oakville Public Library
Thursday 1 November 2018, 7:00 pm

Oakville Public Library, Central Branch Auditorium

Join us for our Authors on Art series with acclaimed writer Alissa York in parallel with our fall exhibition David Hartt: in the forest. Alissa York is the award-winning author of the novels The Naturalist, Fauna, Effigy and Mercy, and the short fiction collection, Any Given Power.

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Biography

Alissa York's internationally acclaimed novels include Effigy (short-listed for the Scotiabank Giller Prize), Fauna and, most recently, The Naturalist (winner of the Canadian Authors Association Fiction Award). Stories from her short fiction collection, Any Given Power, have won the Journey Prize and the Bronwen Wallace Award; her essays and articles have appeared in The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Brick magazine and elsewhere. York has lived all over Canada and now makes her home in Toronto, where she teaches at the Humber School for Writers.

Related Exhibitions

David Hartt

Oakville Galleries in Gairloch Gardens

in the forest continues David Hartt's ongoing interest in how societal values are expressed in the built environment. Bringing together the Montréal-born, Philadelphia-based artist's newest film, related photographs, sculptural objects, and an installation of tropical plants.

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