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Authors Among Us

Authors Among Us

The Dark Side: The Craft of Writing about Death, Demons, and Despair

Meet authors who delve into the dark side to create their fictionalized worlds.

October 7 (Wednesday), 6:30-8:30 PM
Guildford Library, Newspaper Lounge

For more information and to save your spot, please call 604-598-7366.

Meet The Authors

Marty Allen resides in the Steveston area of British Columbia while his mysteries are set in the Vancouver Island region. Cordelia is his first novel in the crime series about Corporal Vaanes.

Mauro Azzano was born on a farm in the Veneto region of Italy and moved to Australia at age three. He didn’t learn English until he started school, and he didn’t move to Canada until he was twelve. Having that as a starting point in life, he says, always made him look at language a little differently. He has worked as a skydiver pilot, college instructor, copier repairman, and pizza driver. He currently works in the technology sector, troubleshooting networks. Having traveled extensively, he now lives in British Columbia. He spends his time writing, gardening and running marathons— “not competitively,” as he puts it. He is the author of the Ian McBriar murder mystery series.

Bryan Clegg’s love affair with writing began at the age of 7 with a famous (among his family) story about “a dog taking a wack in the forest.” As he assumed their laughter meant the story was good, he decided to never stop writing. He lives in New Westminster with his partner, Kathryn, and a ridiculous cat named Kibbles. He is the author of What Dark Passages..