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Sunday, October 29

A Celebration of 10 Years of The Best Canadian Poetry

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA

best-of-the-best-canadian-poetry-in-english-tenth-anniversary-editionChosen from the first nine volumes of this innovative series, the anniversary volume takes the pulse of the last decade of Canadian poetry with ninety superb poems that have excelled—twice—at the test of Best. Join series editors Molly Peacock and Anita Lahey, previous guest editors, and a constellation of Canada’s twice-tested poet-contributors for a special tribute to ten stellar years of this landmark series.

Participants include Peter Chiykowski, George Elliott Clarke, Jacob McArthur Mooney, Cara-Lyn Morgan, A.F. Moritz, Elizabeth Ross, David Seymour, Bardia Sinaee, Karen Solie, Carmine Starnino and Priscila Uppal.


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Presented in partnership with Tightrope Books


Writing an Informed Story

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 5:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Claire Cameron, Deborah Dundas, Helen Humphreys, Roberta Rich, Jessica Wyman

Toronto Star editor Deborah Dundas moderates a panel discussion featuring Claire Cameron, Helen Humphreys and Roberta Rich. The authors of The Last Neanderthal, The Ghost Orchard and A Trial In Venice discuss how science and history informed their fiction. Hosted by Jessica Wyman.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


The Missing Piece

Sunday, October 29, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: David Bradford, Nicholas Eames, K. J Howe, Wendy O'Brien, Emily Schultz

A puzzle is never solved when a piece is missing. Nicholas Eames, K.J. Howe, and Emily Schultz talk about characters in search of the lost and unaccounted for with Wendy O’Brien. Hosted by David Bradford.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

Monday, October 30

IFOA Thunder Bay

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Reading/Round Table: Litontour
Participants: Gary Barwin, Terry Fallis, Grace O'Connell, Jean E. Pendziwol

IFOA Thunder Bay welcomes authors Gary Barwin, Terry Fallis, Grace O’Connell and Jean E. Pendziwol. Do not miss the opportunity to hear them read live from their latest work and discuss their sources of inspiration!

Tickets go on sale on September 16th!
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