On Thursday, May 11, 2017, Canadian author Terry Fallis will be giving a talk and signing books at the Clinton Public Library. Books will be available for purchase. This event begins at 6:30pm. For more information, please contact the Clinton Public library at 519-482-3673.
Raised in Toronto, Terry Fallis earned an engineering degree from McMaster University in Hamilton. Having been drawn to politics from an early age, he worked for Cabinet Ministers at both Queen’s Park in Toronto and for the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa.
His award-winning first novel, “The Best Laid Plans” began as a podcast but was eventually self-published. Winning the Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour, it was republished by McClelland & Stewart. In 2011, it was the winner of CBC’s Canada Reads and said to be “the essential Canadian novel of the decade”. Afterwards, it became a CBC TV series. His second and third novels, “The High Road” and “Up & Down” were finalists for the Leacock Medal. His fourth novel, “No Relation”, won him the Leacock Medal for a second time.
His upcoming novel is called “One Brother Shy” and will be released this month. It is the story of a man named Alex MacAskill, a software engineer in his mid-20s, who is tormented by an event from his youth. The novel tells of his journey to heal and learn who he is. Fallis tells the story in his own captivating way with wit that his readers will be familiar with and Alex is a character readers will not soon forget.
Fallis currently lives in Toronto with his wife and two sons. He is co-founder of a PR Agency called Thornley Fallis. You can read his blog at www.terryfallis.com and follow him on Twitter @TerryFallis.