Susanna Moodie: Fact & Fiction
Sunday, April 30 @ 2pm
Station on the Green in Creemore, ON
Guests Cecily Ross and Michael Peterman will join us in a moderated conversation about Susanna Moodie. Everyone is welcome to attend this free event.
CECILY ROSS is an award-winning writer and editor who has worked at The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, Harrowsmith, The Cobourg Star and The Peterborough Examiner. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times, Chatelaine, ON Nature and Zoomer Magazine. She lives in Creemore, Ontario. Her first novel, The Lost Diaries of Susanna Moodie, is an engrosssing work of historical fiction which explores the emotional landscape of a Canadian pioneering legend. It hits the shelves April 25, 2017 and will be available for purchase at the event.
MICHAEL PETERMAN, Trent professor emeritus in English literature, is a prolific author and editor with a particular interest in 19th and 20th century Canadian authors. He has devoted significant study to Susanna Moodie and her sister Catharine Parr Traill, who both wrote about their experiences in the backwoods of Ontario in the 1830s. Professor Peterman received Trent University’s Distinguished Research Award and was elected a Fellow to The Royal Society of Canada.