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Jael Richardson

Artistic Director, Festival of Literary Diversity

Jael (jay-ell) Richardson is the author of The Stone Thrower: A Daughter’s Lesson, a Father’s Life, a memoir based on her relationship with her father, CFL quarterback Chuck Ealey. The Stone Thrower was adapted into a children’s book in 2016 and was shortlisted for a Canadian picture book award. Richardson is a book columnist and guest host on CBC’s q. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Guelph and lives in Brampton, Ontario where she founded and serves as the Artistic Director for the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD). Her debut novel, Gutter Child, is coming Fall 2020 with HarperCollins Canada.

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Live Podcast Recording: Minorities in Publishing

MaRS Discovery District
Jennifer Baker of the Minorities in Publishing podcast will conduct a live interview with author, columnist, and founder of the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) Jael Richardson on craft, publishing, and formulating equity within the literary community.
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