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Tuesday, October 24

Keep It Short

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Steven Beattie, Nicole Chin, Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen, Drew Hayden Taylor

What makes or breaks a short story? Bill Gaston, Diane Schoemperlen and Drew Hayden Taylor share their thoughts with literary journalist Steven Beattie on why they write in this challenging form. Hosted by Nicole Chin.

Tickets go on sale of September 16th.


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

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A Celebration of 45 Years of Dundurn Press

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Special Event: IFOA
Participants: Ted Barris, Liona Boyd, Patrick Boyer, Steve Burrows, Farzana Doctor, Barbara Fradkin, Steve Paikin, Lesley-Anne Scorgie

Join Dundurn Press and the International Festival of Authors in celebration of Dundurn’s 45 years in CanLit, helping Canadians write about themselves. Ted Barris, Liona Boyd, Patrick Boyer, Steve Burrows, Farzana Doctor, Barbara Fradkin, Steve Paikin and Leslie-Anne Scorgie will celebrate with us.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


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

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In Conversation with Heather O’Neill

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 8:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Interview: IFOA
Participants: Siri Agrell, Heather O'Neill, Emily Saso

Siri Agrell sits with bestselling, two-time Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author, Heather O’Neill, for an intimate interview about O’Neill’s fourth novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Hosted by Emily Saso.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

 

Wednesday, October 25

Futile Fates

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Lakeside Terrace, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud, Wendy O'Brien, Kathleen Winter

Wendy O’Brien converses with authors Michelle Berry, Bill Gaston, Immanuel Mifsud and Kathleen Winter about guilt, failure, hopelessness, the power of the human spirit and second chances .Hosted by Emily Saso.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.

In Search of Ithaca

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 6:00 PM
Studio Theatre, Harbourfront Centre
Reading/ Roundtable: IFOA
Participants: David Bouchet, Carol Bruneau, Vincent Lam, Eden Robinson

David Bouchet, Carol Bruneau and Eden Robinson talk with Vincent Lam about their characters’ personal odysseys in search of ‘home.’ It turns out home is never the physical or geographical space, but an idiosyncratic and very personal state of mind. ‘Home’ is about having the freedom, the will and the courage to own one’s identity.

Tickets go on sale on September 16th.


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

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