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Lucia Cascioli

Lucia Cascioli is a Canadian writer.

After working for many years as a public servant in Ontario, Lucia has returned to her love of creative writing. She has written nine books including her latest, Browning House (2019). Her work is included in People, Places, Passages: An Anthology of Canadian Literature (Longbridge Books, 2018) and has also appeared in Litro and Stile Magazines. She recently collaborated with Brick, A Literary Journal, as the editor and producer of The Craft of Editing, a series of in-depth discussions between a number of Brick contributors and the magazine's editors.

Lucia participates in readings, lectures and book fairs. She is a member of the Writers’ Union of Canada, The Association of Italian Canadian Writers, the Italian American Studies Association, and the Jane Austen Society of North America.

She is a graduate of McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and is pursuing an MLitt in Creative Writing at the University of Glasgow.

Lucia is currently working on her next book.

Phone number:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada

Publications

Browning House., 2019
Markers of Descent., 2015
The Getaway Book., 2015
WTF? Tales from the Burbs., 2013
Letters to the Grave., 2012
From Scratch to Finish, A Cookbook., 2012
Spiral., 2011
Shifters., 2011
Struck., 2011

Awards

Honourable Mention, Whistler Independent Book Awards for Letters to the Grave, 2016
Finalist, Next Generation Indie Book Awards for Spiral, 2012
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
No

WITS

Presentation Description

Lucia will present her book, Shifters. A story of twins Mirabelle and Brice.

Book Flap: Mirabelle always knew that she and her brother Brice were different. They could tell when the other was in danger. Why? They were Shifters and there were more of them out there. Mirabelle, Brice and their group of friends come face to face with danger and they must use all their skills and courage to conquer the forces of evil. Will they succeed?

Students will be encouraged to ask questions about storytelling and reading.

Presentation Length:
20-30 minutes
Genre:
Young Adult
Grades:
4-6
Workshop Description:

Lucia will conduct workshops on the art of description, plot development, and creative non-fiction with older students (middle school, high school).  Workshops are 30-40 minutes in length.

Northern OAC WITS:
No
One session:
$$
GST:
GST not applicable