Angela Misri is an award-winning journalist, author, and educator. Her detective series, called The Portia Adams Adventures, is set at Baker Street in the 1930s, and her first middle-grade series is called Tales from the Apocalypse. Pickles vs the Zombies, the first in that middle-grade series, won the 2021 Hackmatack for fiction. Misri has an MA in journalism from the University of Western Ontario and has worked as a digital journalist for 20 years, at the CBC and at The Walrus.
She is also an associate professor in the journalism department
at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU).
The image to the left is a selfie (taken by the author) taken in November 2020. You can download it here for promotional purposes.
Word on the Street
I'm at Word on the Street both days this year!
The Word On The Street will return to the streets of Toronto this spring with new dates and a new (old) home. The 33rd edition of Canada’s largest open-air book and magazine festival will take place June 11-12 on Queen’s Park Crescent from Bloor to Wellesley Street.
June 11, 2022 at 4PM!
The official Canadian book launch for ValHamster on the Kid's Lit Stage
June 12, 2022 1:30 - 4:15
I'm hosting the Kid's Lit Stage for a bunch of fantastic kid's authors for the whole afternoon!