Culture Days (Hamilton): In Conversation w/ Becky Blake
Sep
29
2:00 PM14:00

Culture Days (Hamilton): In Conversation w/ Becky Blake

  • Hamilton Public Library - Central Branch (map)
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Join authors Becky Blake (Proof I Was Here) and Derek Mascarenhas (Coconut Dreams) in conversation with artist and storyteller, Lisa Pijuan-Nomura. Presented as part of Culture Days, Hamilton Public Library is pleased to partner with Epic Books, Wolsak & Wynn and Book*hug to celebrate two books that explore themes of coming of age and starting over in an unfamiliar place.

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WORD ON THE STREET
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

WORD ON THE STREET

Thrilled to be participating in WOTS with (now Giller longlisted!!) Zalika Reid-Benta and her phenomenal book Frying Plantain.

http://thewordonthestreet.ca/toronto/events/edible-familial-tension/

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WOTS+ Diaspora Dialogues TOK Toronto Symposium
Sep
21
5:00 PM17:00

WOTS+ Diaspora Dialogues TOK Toronto Symposium

  • The Harbourfront Centre, Toronto (map)
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Join us for a live podcast taping and on-stage interview with authors Derek Mascarenhas and Anar Ali, moderated by journalist Shanda Deziel.

This event is part of TOK Toronto, DD's three-day symposium of books, writing and ideas. Produced in partnership with Word On The Street.

FREE! Just register via the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/in-conversation-with-derek-mascarenhas-and-anar-ali-tickets-66695358613?fbclid=IwAR1MtDUdYAlU3mtlVu2czKvwfRvUJa7ZmPeyrI4vG58TbvaEUkIP5gNTeQU

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TIFA: Spring Debut - Fragmented Narratives
May
1
7:30 PM19:30

TIFA: Spring Debut - Fragmented Narratives

This spring, celebrate the budding voices of three Canadian debut authors: Tea Mutonji (Shut Up You’re Pretty, Arsenal Pulp Press), Derek Mascarenhas (Coconut Dreams, Book*hug) and Bindu Suresh (26 Knots, Invisible Publishing). The writers will join author Catherine Hernandez (Scarborough, Arsenal Pulp Press) in conversation about the experience of writing and releasing a first book, and explore commonalities in their work, including multiple narratives in short form writing.

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gritLIT Festival
Apr
13
12:40 PM12:40

gritLIT Festival

Author Speed Date: A fun, new, interactive event! Authors will visit with guests at their tables for 15 minutes and then move on – just like speed dating. Let the authors share their newest books with you and then ask any questions you have about their stories, their writing process or what it’s like to be a working author in Canada.

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