Ed Talk

August 2, 2023 Royal Alexandra Hall

Author of 'The Secret History of My Hometown' Andrew Boden is a writer and editor based in Burnaby, Canada.

His fiction and non-fiction have been published in numerous anthologies and magazines across Canada and the US, including the Journey Prize anthology.The six stories in Andrew Boden’s debut collection, The Secret History of My Hometown, comprise a reinvented history of the town of Cranbrook, British Columbia, from its birth in the late nineteenth century to its death and re-birth in 1983, after a Soviet missile strike. Moving by way of hard “what ifs” all the while grounded in the streets and surrounding wilderness of a town in southeastern B.C.

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