Chris Wattie is a senior national reporter with the National Post, and one of the first Canadian reporters embedded with the army when he accompanied Canadian troops on the International Security Assistance Force mission in Kabul in 2003. He was also with the Canadian Forces’ disaster assistance response team in Sri Lanka for the aftermath of the 2005 tsunami. In January 2006, he travelled to Kandahar with the first troops of the Canadian battle group deployed to southern Afghanistan and was embedded for eight weeks. Wattie lives in Toronto, Ontario. This is his first book.
Festival: 2008 (fall)