Rosemary Sullivan

Biographer and poet, Rosemary Sullivan (Canada) is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. Her 14 books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a House in Marseille and Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion and Romantic Obsession. In 2012 she became an Officer of the Order of Canada. Her most recent book, Stalin’s Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva, won the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize, the BC National Non-Fiction Award and the RBC Charles Taylor prize, the Plutarch Biographers International Organization Award.

Photo Credit: Cathie Ferguson

Past Events

  • Sunday October 30, 2016

    • In Conversation with John Metcalf

      Cost: $18/$15 Supporters, Free for Students & Youth under 25

      Writer, critic, and scholar Randy Boyagoda will sit down with editor and writer John Metcalf to discuss his work and career.


  • Thursday October 27, 2016

    • In Conversation with Eleanor Wachtel

      Cost: $18/$15 Supporters, Free for Students & Youth under 25

      Rosemary Sullivan will sit down with Eleanor Wachtel to discuss her latest work and her contributions to Canadian cultural life.


  • Sunday July 24, 2016