2024 Festival:
October 21–27

A.E. Osworth

A.E. OSWORTH is a transgender novelist. Their debut, We Are Watching Eliza Bright, was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award and was long listed for The Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize and The Tournament of Books. Their next novel, Awakened, is forthcoming from Grand Central Publishing in March 2025 and is about a coven of trans witches fighting artificial intelligence with magic. They are a lecturer at the UBC School of Creative Writing where they teach fiction (both analog and interactive), as well as new media.