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Humber School for Writers: The Literary Struggle – Writers at Work

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 5:30 PM
Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Round table: IFOA
Participants: Wayson Choy, Gill Deacon, Aleksandar Hemon, Richard Scrimger, Antanas Sileika, Miriam Toews, Meg Wolitzer

Faculty members of the Humber School for Writers discuss the craft of writing fiction. Find out how Wayson ChoyAleksandar HemonAnne MichaelsRichard ScrimgerMiriam Toews and Meg Wolitzer approach story and novel writing from start to finish. The conversation with be moderated by Gill Deacon. Antanas Sileika hosts.

 

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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.

25th Anniversary of CBC Radio’s Writers & Company

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Author appearance, Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Aleksandar Hemon, Caryl Phillips, Zadie Smith

IFOA is delighted to host the 25th anniversary of CBC Radio’s Writers & Company with Eleanor Wachtel, featuring MacArthur Foundation grant winner Aleksandar Hemon, PEN Open Book Award–winning author Caryl Phillips, Orange Prize for Fiction–winning novelist Zadie Smith and more.

 

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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.

READING: Burke, Kent, Schofield, Sheers and Sigurðardóttir

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Studio Theatre
Author appearance, Reading: IFOA
Participants: Martyn Burke, Hannah Kent, Anakana Schofield, Owen Sheers, Yrsa Sigurðardóttir

Writers Martyn Burke, Hannah Kent, Anakana Schofield, Owen Sheers and Yrsa Sigurðardóttir read from their latest works. Catherine Graham hosts.

Reportage: Norway

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Lakeside Terrace
Author appearance, Interview, Reading: IFOA
Participants: Åsne Seierstad

In our Reportage series, writers reflect on the political and cultural landscapes that shape their work.

Norwegian author Åsne Seierstad discusses One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway, her harrowing and thorough account of the 2011 massacre. NOW Magazine’s Susan G. Cole will host and interview.

Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30 PM
Brigantine Room
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Elizabeth Hay, Shani Mootoo, Pamela Mordecai, Russell Smith, John Vaillant

The Writers’ Trust is one of the largest literary prize-giving organizations in the country, now annually awarding more than $250,000 to Canadian writers.

For the seventh consecutive year, IFOA is proud to present the works nominated for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. Join André Alexis, Elizabeth Hay, Pamela Mordecai, Russell Smith and John Vaillant. Shani Mootoo hosts.

The winner of the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize will be announced on November 3, 2015.

 

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