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IV Award Presentation, Keynote & Panel

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 3:30 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Keynote: Festival | IV Programme
Participants: Erin Balser, Jeremy Trevathan

As part of the International Visitors (IV) Programme, industry guests from around the world come together to share international perspectives on the publishing industry.This year will feature a keynote address by Jeremy Trevathan, the Publisher responsible for the shape, direction and profitability of the adult publishing lists at Pan Macmillan in the UK. Erin Balser hosts.

The (IV) Programme was established to offer a cultural exchange between Canada’s finest talent and some of the most influential publishing figures from around the world, providing Canadian authors, publishers and agents a competitive advantage in securing international rights and distribution deals. The Programme offers the Canadian publishing industry the opportunity to host a small group of key international publishing professionals over a six-day period against the prestigious backdrop of the IFOA, exposing them to the Canadian book world at its celebratory best, when our nation’s top talent gathers in one city.


GGBooks @ IFOA

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Special Event: Festival
Participants: Joel Thomas Hynes, Michael Kaan, Alison MacLeod, Carol Off, Jocelyn Parr, Kathleen Winter

Do not miss Joel Thomas Hynes, Michael Kaan, Alison MacLeod, Jocelyn Parr and Kathleen Winter, the authors shortlisted for the 2017 Governor General’s Literary Award for English-language Fiction, in conversation with Carol Off.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Canada Council for the Arts to celebrate the finalists and winners of the Governor General’s Literary Awards.







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