Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

Andre Alexis

Andre Alexis

André Alexis is the author of two novels, Childhood and Asylum, two books of short stories, Despair and

Other Stories of Ottawa and Beauty and Sadness, a children’s book, Ingrid and the Wolf and a number of plays,

Lambton Kent, Name in Vain, Fidelity. He was a contributing book reviewer for the Globe and Mail. And he has worked extensively in radio, having been the host/writer of CBC Radio One’s “Radio Nomad” and CBC Radio Two’s “Skylarking.”

Writers Festival Appearances