Incite: Top of Their Game

Tom Rachman, Timothy Taylor

Incite: Top of Their Game


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Monday, March 26
7:30 pm
Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

Is it more important to have duty to self or family? What is life like after a plane crash? How would you survive meeting your doppelganger? In a night of insightful discourse, Hal Wake, former Artistic Director of the Vancouver Writers Fest and legendary interviewer, sits down with esteemed, Vancouver-raised authors Tom Rachman (The Italian Teacher) and Timothy Taylor (The Rule of Stephens) to discuss their newest works, both of which are receiving acclaim across the country.

Incite is a FREE event, but registration is required:


Presented by the Vancouver Writers Fest with support from the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association and the Vancouver Courier.

Event Authors:

Incite: Top of Their Game

Tom Rachman

Tom Rachman is the author of two novels, The Rise & Fall of Great Powers (2014) and The Imperfectionists (2010), an international bestseller that has been translated into twenty-five languages. Rachman, who was born in London in 1974 and raised in Vancouver, studied journalism at Columbia University in New York. In 1998, he joined the Associated Press as a foreign-desk editor in New York, then became a correspondent in Rome in 2002. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Slate and The New Statesman, among other publications. He lives in London.

Author photo credit: Alessandra Rizzo

Incite: Top of Their Game

Timothy Taylor

Timothy Taylor is an award-winning novelist, journalist and short story writer. His debut novel, Stanley Park, was a national bestseller and a finalist for the Giller Prize, and his most recent novel, The Blue Light Project, was a national bestseller and winner of the CBC Bookie Prize in literary fiction. Both his fiction and nonfiction works have appeared in Canada’s leading publications, and he is the only writer to have had three stories selected and published simultaneously in The Journey Prize Stories. He currently lives in Vancouver, where he teaches creative writing at the University of British Columbia.

Author photo credit: Dave Middleton