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YoungIFOA: Susin Nielsen

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 10:30 AM
Bill Boyle Artport - Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Courses & workshops, Reading: Young Readers
Participants: Evan Munday, Susin Nielsen

The perfect programme for young book lovers and aspiring writers! YoungIFOA offers students from grades 3 to 8 the opportunity to meet an author at one of our reading/Q&A events, and get creative at a bookplate-making workshop. See Susin Nielsen, winner of the Forest of Reading® Red Maple™Fiction Award, on October 24! Author Evan Munday hosts.

For more information or to reserve tickets, please email or call 416-973-4760.

In Conversation with James Ellroy

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Brigantine Room
Author appearance, Interview, Reading: Festival
Participants: James Ellroy

A master of noir crime fiction and the author of The Black Dahlia and L.A. ConfidentialJames Ellroy sits down to talk to critically acclaimed novelist Linwood Barclay about his spellbinding new WWII-set thriller, Perfidia, which captures the period as you’ve never seen it before.

In Conversation with Marilynne Robinson and Colm Tóibín

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Author appearance, Interview, Reading, Special Event: Festival
Participants: Marilynne Robinson, Colm Tóibín

Pulitzer Prize winner Marilynne Robinson and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award winner Colm Tóibín sit down with the CBC’s Eleanor Wachtel for a riveting discussion about their most recent works.

This event is part of CBC@IFOA, a curated series featuring some of the public broadcaster’s top hosts in conversation with renowned and debut authors.

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ECW 40th Anniversary Party

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 9:00 PM
Bill Boyle Artport - Lakeside Terrace
Author appearance, Special Event: Festival
Participants: Catherine Gildiner, Marianne Ihlen, John McFetridge, Jacob Scheier

Celebrate 40 years of curiously compelling books with ECW Press! Toronto-based ECW publishes a heady mix of commercial and literary works that strive for a uniform standard of excellence: the best writing; the most exciting, controversial and insightful takes on the hottest subject matter; groundbreaking design and high production values.14 ECW Party Invitation

You’re invited to join IFOA and ECW authors Catherine Gildiner, Marianne Ihlen, John McFetridge and Jacob Scheier at an anniversary party on Friday, October 24 in the Lakeside Terrace at 9pm. Enjoy drinks and snacks, peruse memorabilia and receive a special commemorative 40th Anniversary book!

If you are interested in attending, please RSVP to!


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