Alison Wearing

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What is your latest release and what genre is it? Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter: Growing Up With a Gay Dad is a memoir

Quick description: A passionate memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love. Balancing intimacy, history and downright hilarity, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter is a captivating tale of family life: deliciously imperfect, riotously challenging, and full of life’s great lessons in love.

Confessions FINAL cover

Brief biography:
Alison Wearing is an award-winning writer and performer. Her first book was the internationally acclaimed travel memoir Honeymoon in Purdah – an Iranian journey. Her most recent work, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter, is both a bestselling memoir and a multi award-winning one-woman play. Alison performs, speaks and teaches across North America. She is based in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

Links to buy Alison’s book:
McNally Robinson
Amazon Canada
The Village Bookshop, Bayfield, Ontario, Canada
Fanfare Books, Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Alison’s promo links:

What are you working on now?
Oh, nothing… (Alison is much too modest. She’s been starring in a one-woman performance of her memoir, to great acclaim! Upcoming performances)

Alison’s reading recommendation:
The Jaguar’s Children by John Vaillant

(NB: I previously read both of Alison’s books and enjoyed her writing immensely. I highly recommend them. smt)

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