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In Conversation with Ann-Marie MacDonald

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:00 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Author appearance, Interview, Reading: Festival
Participants: Ann-Marie MacDonald

Ann-Marie MacDonald, the internationally acclaimed author of Fall On Your Knees and The Way the Crow Flies, sits down with NOW magazine’s Susan G. Cole to discuss her hotly anticipated new novel, Adult Onset, a powerful drama about a woman who experiences a flare-up of a childhood illness that compels her to rethink her memories of her youth.

RBC Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction Spotlight: We Were Here First

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Reading, Special Event: Festival
Participants: Thomas King, Lee Maracle, Waubgeshig Rice, Ellen van Neerven, Samuel Wagan Watson

The 2014 winner of the prestigious RBC Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction, Thomas King, sits down for a riveting panel discussion with Aboriginal writers Lee Maracle, Ellen van Neerven and Samuel Wagan Watson about Indigenous writing traditions and contemporary Indigenous literature. CBC’s Waubgeshig Rice moderates.

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Australia Council for the Arts, its art funding and advisory body, and the Melbourne Writers Festival.

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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READING: Lee Henderson, Eliza Robertson, Miriam Toews and Kathleen Winter

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Brigantine Room
Author appearance, Reading: Festival
Participants: Lee Henderson , Eliza Robertson, Miriam Toews, Kathleen Winter

Writers Lee Henderson, Eliza Robertson, Miriam Toews and Kathleen Winter read from their most recent works. This event will be hosted by Tanis Rideout.

ROUND TABLE: Women & War

Friday, October 31, 2014 - 7:30 PM
Lakeside Terrace
Author appearance, Round table: Festival
Participants: Anna Hope, Kate Pullinger, Johanna Skibsrud

Four talented authors discuss writing about WWI from a female perspective. Charlotte Gray will moderate.

This event is part of 2014’s Festival focus, Remembering the Story: IFOA@35 Remembers the Great War, a programme featuring works that explore the societal changes in Canada and across the world around WWI.

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