Helen Humphreys

Helen Humphreysmost recent novel, The Evening Chorus, was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and was a national bestseller. Her critically acclaimed memoir, Nocturne, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award. Previous novels include Coventry, a New York Times Editors’ Choice, a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year, and a finalist for the Trillium Book Award; Afterimage, which won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Prize for fiction; Leaving Earth, which won the Toronto Book Award; and The Lost Garden, which was a Canada Reads selection. The recipient of the Harbourfront Festival Prize for literary excellence, Humphreys lives in Kingston, Ontario. She presents The Ghost Orchard.

Past Events

  • Sunday October 29, 2017

    • Writing an Informed Story

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

      Claire Cameron, Helen Humphreys and Roberta Rich discuss how science and history informed their fiction


  • Tuesday October 3, 2017

    • IFOA Owen Sound

      Cost: $5

      Helen Humphreys sits with Richard Thomas to discuss her latest work The Ghost Orchard!