SPEAKERS DIVISION We represent some of the most exciting voices in North America and around the world. AL-SOLAYLEE Race, politics and the realities of being brown-skinned Find Out More KAMAL in the world today from award-winning author and Kamal Al-Solaylee celebrated Canadian journalist. Samra Zafar SAMRA ZAFAR Forced into marriage as a girl, her escape is a story of resilience, community, vulnerability and hope. Find Out More Sharon Bala SHARON BALA How do we treat refugees arriving in Canada? How much do luck and politics play into it? Stories of the lives of refugee arrivals. Find Out More Marc Lewis MARC LEWIS PhD How addiction works from a world-renowned neuroscientist and former addict. Find Out More BOURGEOIS Imagination is the key to creativity. One of the world’s Find Out More PAULETTE most beloved children’s authors unlocks the secrets of building creative confidence in children. GIESE The boys of today are the men of tomorrow. Join one of Find Out More RACHEL Canada’s most prominent journalists as she examines the Rachel Giese politics of manliness, told from a mother’s point of view. NAWAZ “One very funny lady” shares her insights on her Find Out More ZARQA sometimes hilarious life growing up Muslim in Canada. Zarqa Nawaz JOHNSON Fire Water: breaking down the realities and mythologies Find Out More HAROLD of alcohol abuse in Indigenous communities and beyond. Harold Johnson Indigenous literatures and cultures with a focus on gender and sexuality from the author of the award-winning WHITEHEAD JOSHUA Johnny Appleseed. Find Out More Chelsea is a public intellectual, writer, and educator whose work intersects language, gender, Métis self-determination, VOWEL CHELSEA and resurgence. Find Out More What does it mean to be a student (and woman) of colour on a Canadian university campus today? What is the impact MARTIS ETERNITY of personal storytelling on marginalized groups? Find Out More

Transatlantic Speakers represents some of the most exciting voices in North America and around the world. From business leadership to truly inspirational life stories, from frontiers in science to great moments in history, from the new face of global politics to the latest trends in home cooking, Transatlantic’s roster is diverse and far reaching.

The breadth of our roster means that we can accommodate a range of speaking needs, from small gatherings, receptions and professional seminars, to large-scale conferences, conventions, trade shows and major public events.

To book any author or speaker represented by Transatlantic, email speakers@transatlanticagency.com. To review a list of Transatlantic’s featured speakers, click here.