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The Paint Never Dries with Michael Redhill is Sold Out!
October 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Paint Never Dries is a talk on the art and importance of revision. Topics covered in the talk include the first draft, modes of revision, outside readers, being edited, self-discipline, and letting go. The talk is 1.5-2hrs in length and includes a Q&A. This talk is appropriate for all ages.
Michael Redhill continues to teach regularly for The Humber School of Writing, in the Creative Writing by Correspondence program, and he is an adjunct professor in the creative writing departments of both the University of Toronto, and the University of Guelph.
Work as Inger Ash Wolfe
In 2012, Redhill revealed that he is also the author of four novels published under the pen name Inger Ash Wolfe, (a take on his grandmother’s maiden name Wolfinger). Wolfe’s novels, thus far, are The Calling (2008), The Taken (2010), A Door in the River (2012), and The Night Bell (2015). In August 2014, a film version of The Calling was released, starring Susan Sarandon as Detective Inspector Hazel Micallef.
Michael Redhill was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1966. He’s published sixteen books, brought six plays to the stage, and been a cultural critic and essayist. His first novel, Martin Sloane, won The Books in Canada/Amazon.com Best First Novel Prize, and his second, Consolation, won the City of Toronto Book Award and was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Goodness, a play, won a “Fringe First Award” at the 2006 Edinburgh Fringe as well as the prestigious Carole Tambor Best of Edinburgh prize. His novel, Bellevue Square, won the 2017 Scotiabank Giller Prize. He has two sons and lives in Toronto.