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Wednesday, October 25

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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This event is presented in partnership with:

university-of-toronto-scarborough-english university-of-toronto-bookstore

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.


In Conversation with Mary Gaitskill

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Interview: IFOA
Participants: Steven Beattie, Catherine Bush, Mary Gaitskill

Mary Gaitskill’s Somebody With A Little Hammer is a book that deals with literary, social, cultural and personal matters. Steven Beattie sits with Gaitskill to discuss the ‘longing, ambition, perversity and loneliness in the American unconscious’. Hosted by Catherine Bush.


This event has been cancelled. Tickets will be refunded.

The Lives of Underdogs

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Simone Dalton, Bianca Marais, Heather O'Neill, Jesse Ruddock, Cordelia Strube

Bianca Marais, Heather O’Neill and Jesse Ruddock discuss love, loss and otherness with Cordelia Strube. From South Africa’s Apartheid era in the 1970s to 1914 Montreal and the ‘inhospitable’ north, these authors turn the stories of underdogs into literary magic. Hosted by Simone Dalton.


Thursday, October 26

And the Winner Is … The Creative Writing Awards Presentation

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA

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

University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies (CNW Group/University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies)


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