Frances Itani

Frances Itani, Member of the Order of Canada, is an award-winning author of 16 books. Her new novel is That’s My Baby, partly set during the jazz and big-band era of WW2. Tell was shortlisted for the Giller Prize in 2014. Other novels include Remembering the Bones  and Requiem, published internationally and chosen by The Washington Post as one of the top fiction titles in the U.S. in 2012.  She has written three books of poetry, including A Season of Mourning, illustrated by Molly Bobak. She has been involved in humanitarian work all her life, and lives in Ottawa.

Upcoming Events

  • Friday October 27, 2017

    • Uncovering the Past

      Cost: $18/$15 for IFOA Supporters, Free for students and youth

      John Boyne, Terry Fallis and Frances Itani discuss familial relationships and the secrets found in their novels.