Award-winning journalist David Layton has had short fiction and articles published in numerous newspapers and magazines including: The Daily Telegraph, Conde Nast, The Toronto Star and The Globe Mail. He is the author of Motion Sickness, a memoir which was shortlisted for the Trillium Award. His critically acclaimed second book, The Bird Factory was published by McClelland & Stewart and film rights for the novel sold to Marty Katz, executive producer of Hotel Rwanda. David Layton’s third book, The Dictator, was published by HarperCollins in 2017. David Layton teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto and is the course director for Backstage IFOA, part of the Toronto International Festival of Authors program.
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