2022 Festival Reading List

We Jane 

By Aimee Wall

A Dream of a Woman

By Casey Plett

Polar Vortex

By Shani Mootoo

Is There Bacon in Heaven

By Ali Hassan

We’re All in this Together

By Amy Jones

L’INCENDIAIRE DE SUDBURY

By Chloe Laduchesse

Cobalt

By Charlie Angus

Daughters of the Deer

By Danielle Daniel

Forever Birchwood

By Danielle Daniel

Resurgence

By David Robertson

The Theory of Crows

By David A Robertson

Unrest

By Emma Cote

Pine Bugs and .303s

By Ernie Louttit

You Still Look the Same

By Farzana Doctor

The Most Charming Creatures

By Gary Barwin

 Bird Arsonist

By Gary Barwin and Tom Prime

The Burden of Memories

By Janet Calcaterra

All the shining People

By Kathy Friedman

Emptying the Ocean

By Kim Fahner

Sisu’s Winter War

By Liisa Kovala

Blood Like Magic

By Liselle Sambury

Blood Like Fate

By Liselle Sambury

Grin Reaping

By Rod Carley

Straggle: Adventures in Walking while Female

By Tanis MacDonald

Leading the Pack : 50 Years of Sudbury Wolves History

By Scott Miller

Slagflower

By Tom Leduc

*Scroll down to see our Indigenous Authors and Black Authors reading lists!

2SLGBTQIA+ Authors Reading List

Claimings and Other Wild Things

By Noelle (Nyx) Schmidt

A Dream of a Woman

By Casey Plett

Polar Vortex

By Shani Mootoo

Sulphurtongue

By Rebecca Salazar

The Best Kind of People

By Zoe Whittall

The Foghorn Echoes 

(Coming August 30th)

By Danny Ramadan

I Overcame My Autism: And All I Got Was A Lousy Anxiety Disorder

By Sarah Kurchak

Indigenous Authors Reading List

By David A. Robertson

By Michelle Good

Witness, I Am book cover

By Gregory Scofield

By Lee Maracle, Columpa Bobb and Tania Carter

Moon of the Crusted Snow book cover

By Waubgeshig Rice

By Thomas King

By Joanne Arnott

By Michael Hutchinson

By Drew Hayden Taylor

Black Authors Reading List

Reproduction

By Ian Williams

The Response of Weeds: A Misplacement of Black Poetry on the Prairies

By Bertrand Bickersteth

The Stone Thrower

By Jael Richardson

Gold Pours

By Aurore Gatwenzi

Blue

By George Elliot Clarke

The Magic Shell

By Jillian Christmas

Chat Noir Books logo

Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, New Liskeard’s Independent bookstore Chat Noir.

Indigo logo

Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, Indigo.

outside of the Parry Sound Books store

Have you picked up any of the books on this year’s festival reading list yet? You can pick up a copy from one of this year’s official festival booksellers, Parry Sound Books.