Fernie Writers' Series: Terry Fallis at the Fernie Heritage Library
The Fernie Writers' Series brings top Canadian literary talents to Fernie for readings and discussion at the beautiful Fernie Heritage Library. This is a Free event!
November 1: Terry Fallis is the bestselling author of the comic novels The Best Laid Plans, and The High Road, and Up and Down. His debut novel (TBLP) was originally self-published in 2007 and won the 2008 Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour. Then McClelland & Stewart published TBLP in September 2008. He also won the Gold Medal in the Independent Publisher Book Awards in the Regional Fiction - Canada East category. In 2010, the Waterloo Region chose The Best Laid Plans as the One Book, One Community selection. In Feburary 2011, it was crowned the winner of Canada Reads as "the essential Canadian novel of the decade." CBC Television is now developing TBLP as a six-part TV miniseries. McClelland & Stewart published the sequel to The Best Laid Plans, called The High Road, in September 2010, and it went on to be a finalist for the 2011 Leacock Medal. Terry's third novel, Up and Down was published by M&S in September 2012.