Photo Credit:
Photo credit
Jean-Marc Roy
Zoë Roy
BIO
Biography

Born in China, Zoë S. Roy, an avid reader even during the Cultural Revolution, writes literary fiction with a focus on women’s cross-cultural experiences. Her publications include Butterfly Tears, a collection of short fiction, and three novles, The Long March Home and Calls across the Pacific, and Spinster Kang  published by Inanna Publictons. She holds an M.A. from Saint Mary's University and an A.Ed from the University of New Brunswick. Currently living in Toronto, she is a former teacher with the Toronto Dstrict School Board.

ADDRESS
City: Toronto, Province/Territory: Ontario
EMAIL
LANGUAGES
English, Chinese
PUBLICATIONS
Publications
Title
Spinster Kang (Novel)
Publisher
Inanna Publications
Year
2019
Title
Calls Across the Pacific (Novel)
Publisher
Inanna Publications
Year
2015
Title
The Long March Home (Novel)
Publisher
Inanna Publications
Year
2011
Title
Butterfly Tears (Short fiction)
Publisher
Inanna Publications
Year
2009
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS AND WORKSHOPS
Presentation details
Audience Size
Audience size
up to 20
Presentation Genre
Literary fiction
Presentation Length
60 Minutes
School presentation details
Audience Size
Up to 40
Intended Audience
Grade 11 and 12
Presentation Length
45 minutes
Presentation Description
Presentation description

The presentation includes an introduction to the setting, the storyline, and the protagonist, as well as reading parts of one of my novels or stories. The last part is a question-and-answer interaction with the audience.

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