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Koffler@IFOA presents Assaf Gavron

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace
Interview, Reading, Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Assaf Gavron

The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a multidisciplinary arts organization and an independent not-for-profit based in Jewish culture. They engage in dialogue through contemporary arts that have local, national and international resonance. Koffler joins with the IFOA again this year to host an event featuring author Assaf Gavron, who will discuss his most recent work, The Hilltop, in which he masterfully uses fiction to deconstruct the extreme and absurd reality of day-to-day life in a West Bank settlement. Jessica Wyman interviews.


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Short and Sweet

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:00 PM
Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Round table: IFOA
Participants: Samuel Archibald, Kate Cayley, Tim Conley, David Constantine

Four Canadian and international masters of the short story discuss their inspirations and processes with moderator Steven W. Beattie.

At Language’s Edge: Poetry in Translation

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Round table: IFOA
Participants: Anna Aguilar-Amat, Oana Avasilichioaei, Erín Moure, Martí Sales

Four skilled poets discuss the art of translation and how style, flow and meaning are maintained in the process.

In Conversation with Christian Bök

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Brigantine Room
Author appearance, Interview, Reading: IFOA
Participants: Christian Bök, Peter Watts

Acclaimed experimental poet Christian Bök sits down with interviewer Peter Watts to discuss his latest work, The Xenotext.


Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 2:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace
Author appearance, Reading, Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Orest T. Martynowych, Maurice Mierau, Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch, Ania Szado, Stacey Zembrzycki

The Kobzar Literary $25,000 Biennial Award, offered by the Shevchenko Foundation, recognizes outstanding contributions to Canadian literary arts by authors who develop a Ukrainian Canadian theme with literary merit in one of several genres: literary non-fiction, fiction, poetry, young readers’ literature, plays, screenplays and musicals. Join some of the 2016 finalists for readings from their nominated works. Author Ania Szado hosts.

The Shevchenko Foundation is a national, chartered philanthropic institution dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Ukrainian Canadian cultural heritage. For more information, please visit


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