2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Ashley Spires


ASHLEY SPIRES is known for creating beloved characters such as Small Saul, Larf, and Binky the Space Cat. Spires’s bestselling book The Most Magnificent Thing has been translated into nineteen languages and was adapted into an award-winning, animated short film. She lives in British Columbia, with her dog and far too many felines. (BRITISH COLUMBIA)