JAEL RICHARDSON is the artistic director of the FOLD literary festival, the books columnist on CBC Radio’s q and an outspoken advocate on issues of diversity. She is the author of The Stone Thrower: A Daughter’s Lesson, a Father’s Life, a memoir based on her relationship with her father, CFL quarterback Chuck Ealey. The memoir received a CBC Bookie Award, an Arts Acclaim Award and a My People Award. Watch the video below to find out more about Gutter Child from Jael herself!
JENNIFER ROBSON is the #1 Toronto Globe & Mail bestselling author of Somewhere in France, After the War is Over, Moonlight Over Paris, and The Gown. Inspired by events in her husband's family's history, her new book Our Darkest Night is an moving and unputdownable story about a young Jewish woman in Italy who must pose as a Christian farmer’s wife in order to survive the Holocaust.