We are delighted to welcome Canadian novelist Catherine Bush to the 2017 Fairway Galle Literary Festival (Sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts).

Fairway Galle Literary Festival welcomes author Catherine Bush.

Catherine Bush is the author of 4 novels. Her work has been critically acclaimed, published internationally and shortlisted for literary awards.

‘Minus Time’ (1993), her debut novel, was shortlisted for the Books in Canada First Novel Award and the City of Toronto Book Award. It was also published in the U.S. and the U.K.

Minus Time by Catherine Bush.

‘The Rules of Engagement’ (2000) was a national bestseller, shortlisted for the City of Toronto Book Award, chosen as a New York Times Notable Book and a Best Book of the Year by the LA Times and the Globe and Mail.

The Rules of Engagement by Catherine Bush.

‘Claire’s Head’ (2004) was shortlisted for the Trillium Award and was a Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year.

Claire's Head by Catherine Bush.

Her most recent novel, ‘Accusation’ (2013), was a Canada Reads Top-40 pick and on several year-end best book lists.

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In Accusation, a female journalist, Sara Wheeler, wrongly accused in the past of small-scale theft and credit-card fraud, has a chance encounter with the founder of a children’s circus, who is then accused of abuse by some of his performers. What would the journalist, who knows what it’s like to be falsely accused, do when confronted with this other accusation? What would happen when she decides to pursue this story? Traveling from Canada to Ethiopia and Australia, Accusation follows a network of lives that intersect with life-altering consequence, painfully revealing that the best of intentions can lead to disaster.

Accusation by Catherine Bush

Catherine Bush lives in Toronto where she teaches and is Coordinator of Canada’s premier MFA Creative Writing Programme at the University of Guelph.

Catherine Bush at FGLF 2017

Don’t miss meeting Catherine Bush at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival 2017. Her events will be announced in November 2016 … Please click the FOLLOW button below to receive email updates as festival news and announcements are published.