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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 and the second, Trip of the Dead, is short listed for a Red Cedar Award. 
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 assistant professor in the journalism department
at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU).

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The image to the left is a selfie (taken by the author) taken in November 2020. You can download it here for promotional purposes.


Upcoming Events

A Garden of Literary Delights hosted by the Kabir Cultural Centre in Montreal - Oct. 1, 2023 
Interview with Jean Kwok about her book, The Leftover Woman - North York Central Library - Oct. 24, 2023

Past Events

Word on the Street Toronto - May 28, 2023 
Sharp Words book festival
  - February 25, 2023 in Hamilton
CBC The Next Chapter Mystery Panel - December 16, 2022
Online Harassment Targeting Women Journalists (panel presented by TMU featuring Vicky Mochama, Erica Ifill, and Kiran Nazish) - November 23, 2022
I Read Canadian (host) - November 2, 2022
Scary Authors are Scary Spooktacular Tour! - October 23, 2022
Book launch for What We Talk About When We Talk About Dumplings - October 23, 2022
Book launch for Eric Walters & Shane Peacock (moderator) - 13/10/22
221B Conference with Maureen Jennings & Vicki Delaney - 24/09/22
Word on the Street Toronto (moderator and speaker) - July 11&12, 2022
Canadian Children's Book Week (full week of events) - May 2022
The Funny Pages Festival (speaker) - April 22&23, 2022
MASC Young Authors & Illustrators Festival - April 22, 2022
OLA Superconference - February 1, 2022
Toronto International Festival of Authors 2018: Cartology, Cosmology, and Culture: Building Your Fictional World
Left Coast Festival 2019:  "Sherlock for the Next Generation",
221B Conference May, 2015


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