Anakana Schofield – Award Winning Author of Bina, Martin John and Malarky

Book Tour & Festival Appearances 2016


IRELAND/UK Book Tour and festival appearances

24 May: International Literature Festival, Dublin, Ireland. 6pm.

27 May: In conversation with Eimear McBride, The Book Hive, Norwich, UK. 6.30pm.

28 May: Greenwich Literary Festival, London, UK. 3.30pm.

30 May: with Yuri Herrera at Burley Fisher Books, London, UK. 7pm.

1 June: Waterstones, Cork, Ireland. Time TBC

3 June: Listowel Writers’ Week, Listowel, Ireland. 7.30pm.


I will also be appearing at the Edinburgh Writers Festival in August 2016.


August 2016

Hornby Island Festival

Sechelt Writers Festival

July 2016

14-17 July

Saskatchewan Festival of Words Moosejaw 

May 2016


April 2016

GritLit Hamilton

Blue Met Montreal (3 events)

Frye Festival Moncton, New Brunswick (2 events)



September 13: Eden Mills Writers Festival

September 14: Montreal book launch – Atwater Library 7pm.

September 15: Toronto book launch. The Garrison 7pm

September 16: Windsor, Ontario book launch at Biblioasis Book Shop 7pm

September 20 Brooklyn Book Festival event with Jonathon Galassi and Daniel Alarcon.

September 24 Little Star Salon event appearance New York with April Bernard. (Details to follow)

September 25+26 Kingston Writers Festival:  2 event appearances: Saturday night SpeakEasy+ Reading women event on Sunday 3.30 -5pm.

October 6 Book launch Vancouver. Book Warehouse King Ed and Main Street 7pm with Ita-Kane Wilson on concertina!

October 15th Wordfest Calgary events: Drink, Discover & Dash 5.30pm – 7pm and Literary Death Match 9pm.


Time: 2:00-2:45 p.m.
Location: Extension 2.010
What’s Your Disguise?: Authors Catherine Lacey and Anakana Schofield delve into the darker layers of the human psyche as they discuss mental deterioration, the masks people put on to hide themselves, and what it means to find one’s “true” identity.

OCT 22 + 23 Vancouver Writers Fest appearances

21 Oct Giller Prize reading event Playhouse, Vancouver.

22nd Oct Trigger Warning 6-7.15pm

23rd Oct Mind Games 6-7.15pm.

OCT 24 – OTTAWA Book Festival 8.30pm

International Festival of Authors IFOA, Toronto.

OCT 28 – 7.30pm

Oct 31 – 12 noon.


Nov 2 Giller Prize Between the Pages reading event Dalhousie Arts Centre, Halifax


Nov 9 Koerner Hall Between the Pages reading event.

Nov 19 Giller Prize Gala CBC TV 9pm.