Charles Foran was born and raised in Toronto. He holds degrees from the University of Toronto and the University College, Dublin, and has taught in China, Hong Kong, and Canada. He has published nine books, including four novels, and writes regularly for magazines and newspapers in Canada and elsewhere. He is a contributing reviewer for The Globe and Mail and has won various awards for his work. You can learn more about his books on this website and read samples of his recent journalism and uncollected fiction. Charlie has also made radio documentaries for the CBC program Ideas and recently co-wrote the TV documentary Mordecai Richler: The Last of the Wild Jews. A former resident of Montreal, where he was a columnist for the Montreal Gazette and reported on Quebec for Saturday Night Magazine, Charlie currently resides in Peterborough, Ontario, with his family. Visit his website at

Festival Event:
Wednesday, April 13 @ 7:00PM

Mayfair Theatre (1074 Bank st.)

Festivals: 1998, 2005 (fall)

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