Multi-disciplinary Panel & Discussion
November 20th, 6:30 pm @ David Huestis Innovation Pavilion Classroom (INN 173)
Discover how The Rest Is Silence stimulates a variety of perspectives and responses through the lens of each panelist’s experience and knowledge.
Discover how The Rest Is Silence stimulates a variety of perspectives and responses through the lens of each panelist’s experiences, knowledge, and discipline.
The panel discussion is at 6:30pm in the David Huestis Innovation Pavilion Classroom (INN 173) on November 20th, 2019.
Landscapes and Art with Emily Clark
December 11th, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm @ Quiet Reading Room of the Vaughan Memorial Library
Join local artist Emily Clark in a hands-on art workshop that will explore concepts and landscapes present in Scott Fotheringham’s novel, The Rest is Silence.
Join local artist Emily Clark in a hands-on art workshop that will explore concepts and landscapes present in Scott Fotheringham’s novel, The Rest is Silence. Attendees will learn how to transfer images and utilize upcycled materials to create unique works of art. (All materials will be provided).
The class is from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Quiet Reading Room in the Vaughan Memorial Library on December 11th, 2019.
Reading Into It? Facilitated Discussion
February 26th, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm @ Quiet Reading Room of the Vaughan Memorial Library
Perhaps you’ve already dipped into Scott Fotheringham’s The Rest Is Silence? Perhaps you’re seeking inspiration to read the book? Join us to talk about, listen, or reflect upon Scott Fotheringham’s The Rest Is Silence.
Please join our conversation with Danielle Pierce, Learning Technologies & Instructional Design; Laura Robinson, Dean of Arts; and Ann Smith, Librarian; as we reflect upon the book. Danielle, Laura and Ann will facilitate ideas, comments, and reflections exploring some of the ideas and our responses to The Rest Is Silence by Scott Fotheringham. All welcome! Come and be inspired to read the book.
The discussion is from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Quiet Reading Room in the Vaughan Memorial Library on February 26th, 2020.
Author Reading & Presentation: Scott Fotheringham
March 4th, 7:00pm @ K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre
Join Scott Fotheringham for a book reading and signing of his debut novel The Rest Is Silence. His novel is shortlisted for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award, the Jim Connors Dartmouth Book Award, and the Ottawa Book Award.
Scott Fotheringham lives in Ontario. He holds a PhD in molecular biology and genetics from Cornell University, and a BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of Guelph.
He is both a creative writer and a medical writer at Canopy Growth, a diversified cannabis company. He has worked as a freelance copywriter, a manager of market and media relations for biotech, pharmaceuticals, healthcare and technology, an occupational therapy assistant and a community support worker. He is currently writing his second novel.
Reviews of The Rest Is Silence:
The author presentation is at 7:00 pm in the K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre on March 4th, 2020.
English undergraduate student, Jade Veinotte was the winner of an Amazon gift card and a book of her choice from the 2019 shortlist. Jade selected Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel.