Our presenters (listed here in alphabetical order) appear in our evening events and take part in the Saturday panel discussions. Watch this space as our lineup develops!
Shashi Bhat is editor-in-chief of EVENT Magazine. Her novel, The Family Took Shape (Cormorant, 2013), was shortlisted for the Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award. She received an MFA in fiction from The Johns Hopkins University and a BA from Cornell University. Her stories have appeared in PRISM, EVENT, The New Quarterly, The Missouri Review and other journals. She has been longlisted for the Journey Prize, a finalist for the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Shashi has taught creative writing at The Johns Hopkins University and Dalhousie University, and currently teaches at Douglas College. She is a featured participant in our Saturday panel discussions.