An on-stage interview, with a postcard performance from the audience and music created for the book.
Martha Baillie's new novel, The Search for Heinrich Schlögel, is the story of a young man who escapes the claustrophobia of small-town Germany by travelling to Canada, where he sets out on a long solo hike into the interior of Baffin Island and starts writing postcards. Soon time begins to play tricks on him...
Martha Baillie is the author of four novels including The Incident Report which was nominated for the Scotia Bank Giller Prize and included in the Globe and Mail's Best Books 2009.
Nic Gotham's Tettnang , Pangnirtung 1, Auyuittuq, Pangnirtung 2 and Toronto will be performed by The Array Ensemble; Lydia Munchinsky (cello), Jonno Lightstone (clarinet) Stephen Clarke (piano) with Rick Sacks on percussion.
Madeleine Thien is the author of three books of fiction, including her most recent novel Dogs at the Perimeter. She is currently Writer-in-residence at the University of Guelph and, along with novelist Rawi Hage, the inaugural Shadbolt Research Fellow at Simon Fraser University.