Meet the 2023 Writers

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John Vaillant

This event sponsored by: Strait Coffee

Bestselling author John Vaillant takes us on a riveting journey in Fire Weather (Knopf Canada), his account of a colossal wildfire and a panoramic investigation of the rapidly changing relationship between fire and humankind.

John’s acclaimed, award-winning non-fiction books The Golden Spruce and The Tiger were #1 national bestsellers. His debut novel, The Jaguar’s Children, was a finalist for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. He has written for, among others, The New YorkerThe AtlanticNational Geographic, and The Walrus. He lives in Vancouver, BC.

Fire Weather by John Vaillant (book cover)
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John Vaillant. Photo by John Sinal
John Vaillant. Photo by John Sinal