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Toronto International Festival of Authors

October 24, 2019 - November 3, 2019
Harbourfront Centre, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8 Canada
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The Toronto International Festival of Authors is an 11-day celebration of words and ideas for curious readers of every kind. Learn more here.

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Vancouver Writers Fest

October 21, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Vancouver Writers Fest, Vancouver Writers Fest, 1398 Cartwright St
Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 3R8 Canada
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The Vancouver Writers Fest’s flagship Festival welcomes local and international writers to stages on and around Granville Island for a week of literary events and immersive conversations for all ages. As Artistic Director Leslie Hurtig says of this year’s Fest, “We have created a week of events that will entertain and inspire hungry minds; from …

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6:00 pm

Writers Read Concordia presents David Chariandy and Shazia Hafiz Ramji

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Concordia’s 4th Space, Concordia's 4th Space, 1400 de Maisonneuve Ouest
Montreal, Quebec Canada
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The 2019-2020 Writers Read Concordia season emphasizes the local, the influencers, the activist, the transformative, the conversation and the collaborative impulses. Co-sponsored with x (Post) Colonial Ports Conference with CISSC, Writers Read Concordia presents writers David Chariandy and Shazia Hafiz Ramji. Learn more here.

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6:30 pm

Writing About Illness and Disability workshop with Jacob Scheier

October 24, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 21, 2019

401 Richmond, 401 Richmond, 401 Richmond Street West, Room 401
Toronto, Ontario Canada
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In this eight-week writing workshop participants will be writing poetry and personal narrative (prose) exploring illness and disability. Through close reading, discussion of literary devices and workshop writing exercises and assignments, participants will work towards making their experiences of illness and disability speak to others in an evocative and possibly provocative way. Subject matter is …

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8:00 pm

Abrahams, Bennett and Reimer at Pivot Readings

October 24, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tranzac Club, Tranzac Club, 292 Brunswick Ave
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2M7 Canada
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Pivot Readings are well into Fall now, with their fourth installment for the new season, with some amazing readers: Terrence Abrahams, Carolyn Bennett and Nikki Reimer. Learn more here.

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