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Looking Back: History in Fiction

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: Festival
Participants: David Coventry, Joseph Kertes, Sarah Lazarovic, Alison Pick, Emily Schultz, Rohan Wilson

From 1928 Tour de France to Prohibition-Era Detroit in 1927, and from 1874 Launceston to 1921 Palestine, authors David Coventry, Alison Pick, Emily Schultz and Rohan Wilson discuss how time and place inspire and inform their fiction. This panel is moderated by Joseph Kertes and hosted by Sarah Lazarovic.


The Nature of Fear

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: Festival
Participants: Sarah Bailey, Nick Cutter, Sheniz Janmohamed, Grace O'Connell, Ania Szado

From uneasiness to terror, horror and panic, thrillers can evoke strong negative emotions to the reader. Sarah Bailey, Nick Cutter and Grace O’Connell examine the power and nature of this evolutionary emotion with Ania Szado. Hosted by Sheniz Janmohamed.


Uncovering the Past

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: Festival
Participants: John Boyne, Terry Fallis, Catherine Graham, Frances Itani, Vincent Lam

John Boyne, Terry Fallis and Frances Itani discuss familial relationships and the secrets found in their novels The Heart’s Invisible Furies, One Brother Shy and That’s My Baby. Follow their characters as they uncover their past and learn more about who they are. Moderated by Vincent Lam.

IFOA Markham

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 7:30 PM
Markham Village Branch, Markham Public Library
Reading: Lit On Tour
Participants: Janie Chang, Farzana Doctor, Shawn Hitchins

IFOA Markham welcomes authors Janie Chang, Farzana Doctor and Shawn Hitchins! Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read live from their latest works.

For tickets, click here.

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