Zoë S. Roy, born in China, an ardent reader even during the Cultural Revolution, channels her passion for women’s cross-cultural experiences into her literary fiction. Her publications include Spinster Kang (2019), which earned a spot at the Toronto International Festival of Authors in 2019, Calls Across the Pacific (2015), The Long March Home (2011), and Butterfly Tears (2009), published by Inanna Publications. Zoë holds an M.A. in Atlantic Canada Studies from Saint Mary’s University and an M.Ed. in Adult Education from The University of New Brunswick. Residing in Toronto, she is a former teacher and a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada.
The presentation includes an introduction to the setting, the storyline, and the protagonist, as well as reading parts of one of my novels or stories. The last part is a question-and-answer interaction with the audience.