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Futile Fates

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud, Wendy O'Brien, Kathleen Winter

Wendy O’Brien converses with authors Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud and Kathleen Winter about guilt, failure, hopelessness, the power of the human spirit and second chances .Hosted by Emily Saso.

In Search of Ithaca

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: David Bouchet, Carol Bruneau, Alexandra Grigorescu, Vincent Lam

David Bouchet and Carol Bruneau talk with Vincent Lam about their characters’ personal odysseys in search of ‘home.’ It turns out home is never the physical or geographical space, but an idiosyncratic and very personal state of mind. ‘Home’ is about having the freedom, the will and the courage to own one’s identity. Hosted by Alexandra Grigorescu.


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

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Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists In Conversation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Omar El Akkad, Carleigh Baker, Claire Cameron, David Chariandy, Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Becky Toyne

The Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize recognizes the best Canadian novel or short story collection with a $50,000 award. Meet Carleigh Baker, Claire Cameron, David Chariandy, Omar El Akkad and Leanne Simpson, the shortlisted authors for this prestigious award at this exclusive event. Hosted and moderated by Becky Toyne.

The 2017 Writers’ Trust Awards will be held on November 14 at Glenn Gould Studio in Toronto.


Presented in partnership with the Writers’ Trust of Canada

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IFOA Scarborough

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM
UofT Scarborough Campus
Reading/ Interview: Litontour
Participants: B. Denham Jolly, Rachel Manley, Andrew Westoll

IFOA Scarborough welcomes B. Denham Jolly and Rachel Manley! These esteemed authors will be interviewed by Andrew Westoll. Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read from their latest works.

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John Irving Interviews John Boyne

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Interview: IFOA
Participants: John Boyne, Deborah Dundas, John Irving

John Irving, American novelist and Academy Award-winning screenwriter, and John Boyne, author of the New York Times no.1 Bestseller The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas, will delve into Boyne’s new book The Heart’s Invisible Furies. They will attempt to dissect the human spirit and discuss how the book’s characters deal with identity struggles. Hosted by Deborah Dundas.

 

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