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The Children’s Book Bank Book Club @ IFOA

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Dwight Drummond

The Children’s Book Bank provides free books and literacy support to children living in low-income neighbourhoods across Toronto. The Book Club attracts kids ages 9-12 to a monthly meeting where kids engage in lively conversation.October’s meeting takes place live on stage, with Dwight Drummond moderating a conversation between the kids and the author of October’s featured read.

 


Presented in partnership with CBC Books.

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Around the World

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading: IFOA
Participants: Mireia Calafell, David Coventry, Brian Francis, Hideo Furukawa, Norbert Gstrein, Nicola Lagioia, David Machado, Eduard Márquez, Clemens J. Setz, Maja Vidmar… (1 other)

IFOA takes you around the world. For an hour and a half you will be transported to three continents and nine countries with readings by Mireia Calafell, David Coventry, Hideo Furukawa, Norbert Gstrein, Nicola Lagioia, David Machado, Eduard Márquez, Clemens J. Setz, Maja Vidmar and Rohan Wilson. Hosted by Brian Francis.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of Thomas Allen & Son.

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Keep It Short

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Steven Beattie, Nicole Chin, Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen, Drew Hayden Taylor

What makes or breaks a short story? Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen and Drew Hayden Taylor share their thoughts with literary journalist Steven Beattie on why they write in this challenging form. Hosted by Nicole Chin.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of Douglas & McIntyre.

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A Celebration of 45 Years of Dundurn Press

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Ted Barris, Liona Boyd, Patrick Boyer, Steve Burrows, Farzana Doctor, Barbara Fradkin, Steve Paikin, Lesley-Anne Scorgie

Join Dundurn Press and the International Festival of Authors in celebration of Dundurn’s 45 years in CanLit, helping Canadians write about themselves. Ted Barris, Liona Boyd, Patrick Boyer, Steve Burrows, Farzana Doctor, Barbara Fradkin, Steve Paikin and Leslie-Anne Scorgie will celebrate with us.


This event has a Door Prize. You have a chance to win a library valued up to $500, courtesy of Dundurn Press.

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In Conversation with Heather O’Neill

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Interview: IFOA
Participants: Siri Agrell, Heather O'Neill, Emily Saso

Siri Agrell sits with bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author, Heather O’Neill, for an intimate interview about O’Neill’s fourth novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Hosted by Emily Saso.

 

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