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.
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.
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Tartan Turban Secret Readings #17 will feature Kate Cayley, Maheen Hyder, Derek Mascarenhas, Rasiqra Revulva and Melanie Mah.
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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.
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.