Barbara Radecki – Guest of Honour

Barbara Radecki worked for many years as an actor, performing in TV, film, and hundreds of commercials. She is known for voicing the role of Sailor Neptune in the original English dub of the popular Sailor Moon anime.

For the last several years, she has turned her attention to writing. She has written several screenplays, and her most recent is currently in pre-production in the US. She also teaches a writing course at U of T Continuing Studies. Her debut novel, THE DARKHOUSE, was released in Canada in October 2016, and in the US in May 2017, and was well received, earning her a Kobo Emerging Writer nomination, a CBC Great Reads for Young People pick, and a Kirkus Star. She is currently writing her second novel.

You can find Barbara through her website, on her Facebook page, Instagram and Twitter, as well as through Mentorly, the online mentorship program.