CBC: Introducing nine of Canada’s featured writers and illustrators at Frankfurt 2020

October 14 - October 18

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Actor, comedian and CBC’s Canada Reads host Ali Hassan introduces this video compilation that spotlights nine of the writers who are featured in Canada’s programming at the 2020 Frankfurt virtual Book Fair. Through a range of CBC’s literary programming, we introduce Esi Edugyan, Catherine Hernandez, Alix Ohlin, Guillaume Perreault, David A. Robertson, Jocelyne Saucier, Sydney Smith, Kim Thúy and Joshua Whitehead.


Presented by CBC/Radio-Canada.

Alix Ohlin, Catherine Hernandez, David A. Robertson, Esi Edugyan, Guillaume Perreault, Jocelyne Saucier, Joshua Whitehead, Kim Thúy, Sydney Smith

English and French


Indigenous, LGBTQ2+