Krista Foss

Krista Foss

credit: Mark Staplehurst

Krista Foss is a Hamilton-based writer of novels, essays, short stories, and journalism. Her first novel, Smoke River, won the Hamilton Literary Award and was shortlisted for The North American Hammett Award. Her short fiction has twice been a finalist for The Journey Prize and was published in the November 2017 issue of Granta. She has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, has won the PRISM international creative non-fiction contest (2016) and is featured in Best Canadian Essays 2016. Foss is a senior editor of the online journal Hamilton Review of Books.


April 12, 2019 – Refuge and Reinvention (hosted by)

April 14, 2019 – Drafts & Drafts