The events in a writer’s life often impact their story. Where we were born and how we were raised, for example, affects how we write our fiction. Craig Davidson will discuss place in his writing. He’ll also share tips on how writers can pick and choose elements of our own lived experiences as fodder for great fiction.
CRAIG DAVIDSON was born and grew up in St. Catharines, Ontario, near Niagara Falls. He has published three previous books of literary fiction: Rust and Bone, which was made into an Oscar-nominated feature film of the same name, The Fighter, and Sarah Court. Davidson is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and his articles and journalism have been published in the National Post, Esquire, GQ, The Walrus, and The Washington Post, among other places. He lives in Toronto, Canada, with his partner and their child.