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Amanda Leduc to speak at upcoming Editors Canada conference

Published on: December 03, 2020

The Editors Canada conference committee is excited to announce that Amanda Leduc will be one of our keynote speakers for Editors21: Editors Transform, to be held June 12–13, 2021, online.

Amanda Leduc's essays and stories have appeared in publications across Canada, the US and the UK. She holds a Masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of St. Andrews, UK, and is the author of the non-fiction book Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space (Coach House Books, 2020) and the novel The Miracles of Ordinary Men (ECW Press, 2013). Her new novel, The Centaur's Wife, is forthcoming in February of 2021 with Penguin Random House Canada. She has cerebral palsy and lives in Hamilton, Ontario, where she works as the Communications Coordinator for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD), Canada's first festival for diverse authors and stories.

Further information about the virtual conference platform will follow. Registration for the conference will open in early spring of 2021. 

If you are interested in presenting a session at the conference, please see the Call for Speaker Proposals.

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