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Tuesday, October 03

IFOA Owen Sound

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library
Reading/ Interview: Litontour
Participants: Helen Humphreys

humphreys-helen-the-ghost-orchardHelen Humphreys sits with Richard Thomas to discuss her latest work The Ghost Orchard, a fascinating journey into the secret history of an iconic food.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

 

This event is presented in partnership with:

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Wednesday, October 04

Toronto Lit Up: Erinne Paisley

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Saving Gigi
Book Launch: Toronto Lit Up
Participants: Erinne Paisley

IFOA and Orca Books invite you to the release of Can Your SmartPhone Change the World? by Erinne Paisley as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

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Can Your Smartphone Change the World? is a twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone. This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for social justice.”

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Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities.

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Thursday, October 05

Toronto Lit Up: Julie Roorda

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Another Story Bookshop
Book Launch: Toronto Lit Up
Participants: Julie Roorda

IFOA and Brindle & Glass invite you to the release of A Thousand Consolations by Julie Roorda as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

 

A Thousand Consolations is a surprisingly funny novel in which virtuosity, philosophy, and humour endure despite the modern blights of refugee politics and the threat of narcoterrorism.”

 

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Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities.

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Tuesday, October 10

Toronto Lit Up: Ayub Nuri

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Ben McNally Books
Book Launch: Toronto Lit Up
Participants: Ayub Nuri

IFOA and University of Regina Press invite you to the release of Being Kurdish in a Hostile World by Ayub Nuri, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

nuri-ayub-being-kurdish-in-a-hostile-world“In Being Kurdish in a Hostile World, Ayub Nuri writes of growing up during the Iran-Iraq War, of Saddam Hussein’s chemical attack that killed thousands in Nuri’s home town of Halabja, of civil war, of living in refugee camps, and of years of starvation that followed the UN’s sanctions…Nuri recounts living through the 2003 American invasion and the collapse of Hussein’s totalitarian rule, and how, for a brief period, he felt optimism for the future. Then came bloody sectarian violence, and recently, the harrowing ascent of ISIS, which Nuri reported from Mosul.”

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Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities.

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Wednesday, October 11

IFOA Aurora

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Aurora Cultural Centre
Reading/ Interview: Litontour
Participants: Gwen Benaway

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Gwen Benaway will be in Aurora on October 11th to talk about her new poetry collection, Passage. ‘Traveling to Northern Ontario and across the Great Lakes, Passage is a poetic voyage through divorce, family violence, legacy of colonization, and the affirmation of a new sexuality and gender.’

 

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