Every year Toronto hosts the Word On The street Festival in Queen’s Park. The festival is the place to go for books of all sorts, and to speak to publishing companies & writers. Last year I met Robert J. Sawyer, author of Flash Forward and the award winning WWW trilogy. This year, I met Joseph Boyden, author of one of my favourite novels, “Three Day Road”. He was set up at the Typeface booth (a company founded by Siri Agrell and Dave McGinn, having a mandate to raise money for the Library Foundation, web page not currently available), ready to “draw” a portrait of those who donated to Typeface’s cause. He would have a quick conversation with you, and then write out a little portrait.
This is how he saw me: