11:00 AM – Brenda Chapman – Book Signing

Brenda Chapman, author of Turning Secrets, will be signing in the Dundurn booth #437 on Friday at 11:00 AM. Former teenage runaway and new single mother Nadia Armstrong moves to Kingston to turn her life around. But six months later, her body is found at an isolated construction site. Major Crimes begins piecing together her last days, uncertain if it is a case of suicide or murder. Book 6 in the series.

Brenda Chapman

Brenda Chapman is an Ottawa crime fiction author with over 20 published novels. In addition to short stories and standalones, […]

1:00 pm – 1:55 pm – Meet the Crime Writers of Canada

The members of the Crime Writers of Canada (CWC), ranging from long-established favourites to up and coming first-timers, give you a fast-paced introduction to their newest mystery, suspense and true crime titles, and tell you why they should be in your library. CWC is a national non-profit organization for Canadian mystery and crime writers, associated professionals, and others with a serious interest in Canadian crime writing. Our mission is to promote Canadian crime writing and to raise the profile of […]

IdeaHUB – Friday

On Stage at the IdeaHUB Don’t forget to check out the IdeaHUB on Thursday 10:00 AM – 10:25 AM Kenneth Oppel on BLOOM Kenneth Oppel, Author Join award-winning children’s author Kenneth Oppel as he discusses his new middle-grade novel, BLOOM, the first book in a can’t-put-it-down, can’t-read-it-fast-enough action-thriller trilogy that’s part Hatchet, part Alien! 10:30 AM – 11:25 AM CANSCAIP ­– Forest of Reading® Thinking about bringing an author to your school? The Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators, and […]

Author Events

Author’s are an integral and exciting part of the program at OLA Super Conference. We are happy to hosting many conference sessions, readings and signing opportunities with our favourite authors. IdeaHUB CANSCAIP ­– Best Bets Thursday 10:30 am – 11:25 am Hot off the press! The Canadian Society of Children’s Authors, Illustrators, and Performers (CANSCAIP) proudly presents Members nominated to the OLA Best Bets Lists. Join us for a lively session as some of today’s best children’s authors talk up […]