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Wednesday, October 25

Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists In Conversation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:30 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Becky Toyne

The Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize recognizes the best Canadian novel or short story collection with a $25,000 award. Meet the shortlisted authors for this prestigious award at this exclusive event. Hosted by Becky Toyne.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

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.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

This event is presented in partnership with:

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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, 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.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

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.

Tickets on sale on September 16th.

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 1970’s, to 1914 Montreal and the ‘inhospitable’ north, these authors turn the stories of underdogs into literary magic. Hosted by Simone Dalton.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

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