Community Read Speaker: Peter Now

 

Community Read Speaker: Peter Now

TBA

September 26, 2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Peter Nowak has been a professional writer and journalist since 1997, a published author since 2010. A former staff reporter and editor at The Globe and Mail, National Post and Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Toronto, and the New Zealand Herald in Auckland he has been a freelancer for nearly 10 years. Peter's columns, reviews and stories (long and short) have appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald, New Scientist magazine, the Boston Globe, the Toronto Star and many others. Nowak is speaks on radio broadcasts, usually talking about technology on the CBC. In 2006, Nowak was named Journalist of the Year by the Telecommunications Users Association of New Zealand and in 2009, won the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting. Nowak has written Sex, Bombs and Burgers: How War, Porn and Fast Food Created Modern Technology As We Know It, which spent several weeks on the Maclean’s best-seller list in Canada. Nowak's second book, Humans 3.0: The Upgrading of the Species, was published in five countries and translated into two languages, including Chinese.

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