Author, IWR Alumna
Claudia Casper is the author of The Mercy Journals, winner of The Phillip K. Dick Award, the bestseller The Reconstruction, and The Continuation of Love by Other Means, finalist for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her creative non-fiction has appeared in Dropped Threads edited by Carol Shields and Marjorie Anderson and Geist Magazine, among others. Her most recent short fiction, “Walt’s Head” was commissioned by SubTerrain Magazine. Claudia teaches Speculative Fiction at Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio. She lives in Vancouver, BC.
2021 Virtual Book Chat:
On Sci-Fi, Murder, and Memory – Casper Talks About Her Work
What drives an author’s life’s work? Travel with novelist Claudia Casper through a life in writing and discover how the themes of evolution, belonging, and our biology drive her stories, characters, and her own spiritual journey. What is theme anyway? Hear from other authors, learn how to spot it, and how it can deepen your reading experience. We’ll do a short writing exercise time permitting.