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And the Winner Is … The Creative Writing Awards Presentation

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
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Celebrate emerging writers from the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies’ Creative Writing Program.

A total of $7500 will be presented to winners of three awards: The Penguin Random House Canada Student Award for Fiction, The Janice Colbert Poetry Award, and The Marina Nemat Award for top Certificate Final Project, which this year includes multi-genre and YA Novel categories.

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Presented in partnership with the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies

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Borderless Mountains: The Alps Meet the Rockies

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
In Conversation: IFOA
Participants: Deborah Dundas, Norbert Gstrein, Clemens J. Setz

How does a chosen literary setting affect story, characters, voice? The Goethe-Institut, the Banff Centre for Arts & Creativity and the International Festival of Authors invite German authors to Canada to read from their works and discuss what mountain culture means to them. Join authors Clemens J. Setz and Norbert Gstrein as they discuss how region and home define their writing with Deborah Dundas. Curated by Jutta Brendemühl & Devyani Saltzman


Presented in partnership with the Goethe Institut and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

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In Conversation with Lee Maracle

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Lee Maracle, Duncan McCue, Katheryn Wabegijig

Award-winning journalist Duncan McCue and host of CBC Radio One Cross Country Checkup interviews Lee Maracle about her latest work, My Conversations with Canadians.


Presented in partnership with CBC Books

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

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In Conversation with Barbara Gowdy

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Fleck Dance Theatre
Reading/ Interview: IFOA
Participants: Barbara Gowdy, James Grainger, Jane Urquhart

Do not miss a deeply intimate interview with Barbara Gowdy and Jane Urquhart about Gowdy’s literary career and latest novel Little Sister. Hosted by James Grainger.

IFOA Parry Sound

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts
Reading: Litontour
Participants: Catherine Chidgey, Bianca Marais, Kathleen Winter

Esteemed authors Catherine Chidgey, Bianca Marais, Kathleen Winter will be in Parry Sound to read from their latest works. Do not miss them!

Tickets can be purchased through the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts.

This event is presented in partnership with the Literary Arts Parry Sound committee and:

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