Emma Donoghue

Tween Zone (Lockhart Meadow) 12:30 p.m. For ages 8 to 12

Born in Ireland, Emma Donoghue has lived in London, Ontario since 1998. Best known for her novels for adults – including the international bestseller Room, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange prizes – she is also a playwright and screenwriter. Academy-nominated for her script for Room the film. The Lotterys Plus One is her first book for young readers. Here’s a personal invitation from Emma to attend the Telling Tales Festival!