Terry Fallis, Canadian Writer and  Public Relations Consultant; Winner of Leacock Award

EVENT DATE: March 11, 2015
TOPIC: A Strange Journey to the Published Land

Terry Fallis is the author of four national bestsellers. His debut novel, The Best Laid Plans, won the 2008 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. A satire of Canadian politics, it was aired as a CBC mini-series in 2014. His subsequent novels are The High Road, Up and Down, and No Relation. In 2013, he received the Canadian Booksellers Association’s Libris Award for Author of the Year.

Terry is a former Liberal Party strategist and worked on the campaign and legislative staffs of Jean Chrétien, Jean Lapierre, Robert Nixon and Michael Ignatieff. In 1995, he co-founded Thornley Fallis, a public relations and social/digital media agency with offices in Toronto and Ottawa. He earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from McMaster University.