Cathy Hird

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Cathy Hird is a storyteller, a shepherd and a weaver. She published her first novel Moon of the Goddess, a YA fantasy set in ancient Greece, with Prizm Books in 2013. She writes short, a poetry and a weekly spirituality column for the online newsmagazine, OwenSoundHub.org. Cathy tells stories that pull together the threads of ancient mythology and glimpses of wisdom to address modern questions. Cathy and her family run a sheep farm and she works with a United Church congregation near Toronto. Among Cathy's favorite authors are Guy Gavriel Kay and, of course, J. R. R. Tolkien. She loves to read explorations of the Arthurian legends and recently discovered Evan Currie's Valkyrie series.

Talks

April 30, 2016, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Star Trek: The First Fandom - Markham A
April 30, 2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Diverse SFF Islamophobia and the War of the Worlds - Newmarket
April 30, 2016, 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Does Diversity Sell? - Markham B
May 1, 2016, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The People of Camelot - Oakridge
May 1, 2016, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Recommended Non-Fiction for the Science Fiction or Fantasy Writer - Oakridge