EVENT DATE: October 8, 2014
TOPIC: Don’t Order the Casket Yet: What Four Great Writers Can Teach Us About the Survival of Books
Ms. Renzetti is a national columnist with the Globe and Mail. She was earlier its Arts and Books editor, and a correspondent in its London and Los Angeles bureaus. She appears frequently on radio and television to discuss current events. A journalist for almost 25 years, she was the Rogers Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto in 2014.
Her work has appeared in many publications, including Maclean’s, Report on Business Magazine, Chatelaine, and Elle Canada. Her essays have appeared in several anthologies, most recently “Between Interruptions: Thirty Women Tell the Truth About Motherhood.” Her first novel, “Based on a True Story,” was published in June 2014. She lives in Toronto with her husband, two children and a cat named Perdu, who keeps getting lost.