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CANCELLED: Growing Room Festival presents Shani Mootoo

March 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Growing Room Festival presents Fear in Fiction, with panelists Shani Mootoo, author of Polar Vortex, Mallory Tater, Zalika Reid-Benta, Rebecca Fisseha, and Rhea Tregebov. Moderated by Doretta Lau.

Five celebrated novelists and short story writers discuss how to channel fear in fiction, sharing their secrets to transforming a protagonist’s rock-bottom moments into compelling stories. By employing inventive and sensitive worldbuilding techniques, Shani Mootoo, Mallory Tater, Zalika Reid-Benta, Rebecca Fisseha, and Rhea Tregebov explore how to make sense of the human condition through the written word and reveal how to take control of any given narrative.

Cost: Pay What You Can (recommended: $12.50). Register here.
ASL Interpretation Available by Request Before February 15, 2020.



March 14
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Rennie Hall, Emily Carr University,
520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC
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