Grace O’Connell

Grace O’Connell is the author of The Globe and Mail Best Book Magnified World and 2014 winner of the Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer Award. She holds an MFA in creative writing, and her work has appeared in various publications including The Walrus, Taddle Creek, The Globe and Mail, National Post and Elle Canada. She teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto and works as a freelance writer and editor. She presents Be Ready For The Lightning.

Upcoming Events

  • Friday October 27, 2017

    • The Nature of Fear

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

      Sarah Bailey, Nick Cutter and Grace O’Connell examine the power and nature of fear with Ania Szado.


  • Saturday October 28, 2017

    • Held in Suspense

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

      K.J Howe, Grace O’Connell and Andrew Pyper discuss the psychology of suspense with Joseph Kertes.


  • Monday October 30, 2017

    • IFOA Thunder Bay

      Cost: $15

      IFOA Thunder Bay welcomes authors Gary Barwin, Terry Fallis, Grace O'Connell and Jean E. Pendziwol.