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ABOUT ADAM BUNCH

Adam Bunch is an award-winning storyteller who brings the history of Toronto and Canada to life. He's the author of The Toronto Book of the Dead and The Toronto Book of Love, the host of the Canadiana documentary series, and the creator of the Toronto Dreams Project. He's taught history at George Brown College and created writing workshops for the Toronto Public Library. He's spoken at the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Royal Ontario Museum, and his writing has appeared in publications such as Spacing Magazine and The Huffington Post. His work popularizing Canadian history was recognized with an honourable mention for a Governor General's Award in 2012.

In a previous life, he was a music journalist: editor-in-chief of SoundProof Magazine and The Little Red Umbrella, a contributor to PopMatters and Sun Media's 24 Hours commuter newspaper, and a member of the jury for the Polaris Music Prize. He also served as Creative Director for Ripple Creatives Strategies, developing marketing and communications for not-for-profit clients like the Gardiner Museum, Habitat For Humanity, Kids Help Phone, and the United Nations refugee agency.

He's lived in Toronto since he was a few weeks old, growing up along the Humber River, rasied on stories of snowstorms, jazz clubs and wartime romances.

You can contact him at adam@torontodreamsproject.com.


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