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IFOA Burlington

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Art Gallery of Burlington, Shoreline Room
Interview: Lit On Tour
Participants: Linwood Barclay

Join bestselling author Linwood Barclay for an evening of intimate conversation about his career and his latest novel Parting Shot.

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This event is presented in partnership with:

A Different Drummer Books

Toronto Poetry Slam featuring Dean Atta & Deanna Rodger @ IFOA

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Poetry Slam: Festival
Participants: Dean Atta, Deanna Rodger, David Silverberg

Toronto Poetry Project is partnering with the International Festival of Authors and the British Council in Canada to launch the Festival’s first Poetry Slam! Like Toronto Poetry Project’s usual events at the Drake Hotel, anyone can perform on the mic in the two-round slam. This high-energy poetry concert will showcase some of the city’s most engaging spoken word artists, entertain and enlighten the audience. Featuring Deanna Rodgers and Dean Atta from London (UK). Hosted by David Silverberg, the artistic director, founder and frequent host of Toronto Poetry Slam.

This event is sold out. There will be a waiting list.

Do you want to perform? Registration starts at 6pm!

This event is co-presented by Toronto Poetry Project, IFOA and the British Council Canada.


Glorious and Free? Canada in 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: Festival
Participants: Jesse Brown, Desmond Cole, Rachel Giese, Jesse Wente

Jesse Wente, Desmond Cole, Rachel Giese and moderator Jesse Brown join PEN Canada and the authors of Glorious and Free: The Canadians for a panel discussion asking: just how glorious and free are we?

This event is presented in partnership with PEN Canada

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