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Wednesday, April 11

Between Words and Worlds: New Canadian Women’s Writing

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 7:30 PM
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre
Panel: IFOA Weekly
Participants: Ami Sands Brodoff, Connie Guzzo-McParland, Niyosha Keyzad, Soraya Peerbaye, Mariam Pirbhai, Mehri Yalfani

Dive into a unique opportunity to explore foreground characters and experiences that are still rarely attended to in mainstream publishing in Canada. Inanna Publications authors Ami Sands Brodoff (In Many Waters), Connie Guzzo-McParland (The Women of Saturn), Mariam Pirbhai (Outside People), and Mehri Yalfani (The Street of Butterflies) will converse about the vital possibilities that open in writing between languages and voices, landscapes and cultures, and homes away from home. Moderated by Soraya Peerbaye. Hosted by Niyosha Keyzad.

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Monday, April 23

Toronto Lit Up: Brian Goldman

Monday, April 23, 2018 - 6:30 PM
Ben McNally Books
Book Launch: Toronto Lit Up
Participants: Dr. Brian Goldman

Join Dr. Brian Goldman, HarperCollins and the International Festival of Authors in celebrating the launch of his book, The Power of Kindness.

brian-goldman-powerofkindnessIn The Power of Kindness, Goldman leaves the comfortable, familiar surroundings of the hospital in search of his own lost compassion.Powerful and engaging, the book takes us far from the theatre of medicine and into the world at large, and investigates why kindness is so vital to our existence.

Meet the author, celebrate new work and always read local.

HarperCollins Canada

Admission is free. RSVP here.

Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Click here for more information.

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