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The International Sunday Brunch With Joshua Ferris, Claire Fuller, Linda Boström Knausgård, Jaap Robben, and Jeff VanderMeer

October 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Sunday is made for slow, quiet mornings of contemplation, relaxation… and deliciousness. Enjoy a cozy morning at home with your favourite brunch, and listen to readings from a range of fascinating international writers, each sharing their favourite passages from new releases. Joshua Ferris (A Calling for Charlie Barnes) is a New Yorker 40 Under 40 and PEN/Hemingway award recipient; Desmond Elliott Prize-winner Claire Fuller presents her Women’s Prize shortlisted novel, Unsettled GroundJeff VanderMeer, a Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award winner, returns to bestseller status with Hummingbird Salamander; Jaap Robben was longlisted for the Booker and offers another tender tale in Summer Brother; Linda Boström Knausgård shares a poignant, nuanced story of overcoming mental illness and isolation. Share some eggs with these literary stars.

Please note that Pilar Quintana is no longer partaking in this event.

This is a virtual event. For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

Hosted by Kathryn Gretsinger.

Presented in partnership with SFU’s Department of World Languages and Literatures.

Sunday is made for slow, quiet mornings of contemplation, relaxation… and deliciousness. Enjoy a cozy morning at home with your favourite brunch, and listen to readings from a range of fascinating international writers, each sharing their favourite passages from new releases. Joshua Ferris (A Calling for Charlie Barnes) is a New Yorker 40 Under 40 and PEN/Hemingway award recipient; Desmond Elliott Prize-winner Claire Fuller presents her Women’s Prize shortlisted novel, Unsettled GroundJeff VanderMeer, a Nebula and Shirley Jackson Award winner, returns to bestseller status with Hummingbird Salamander; Jaap Robben was longlisted for the Booker and offers another tender tale in Summer Brother; Linda Boström Knausgård shares a poignant, nuanced story of overcoming mental illness and isolation. Share some eggs with these literary stars.

Please note that Pilar Quintana is no longer partaking in this event.

This is a virtual event. For more information and to reserve a spot, click here.

Hosted by Kathryn Gretsinger.

Presented in partnership with SFU’s Department of World Languages and Literatures.