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October 2017

Teva Harrison at the Philippa-Harris Lecture

October 25 @ 12:30 pm
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Avenue, The Dr. Bob Bell Auditorium, 6 th Floor (room 6-604)
Toronto, ON
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On Wednesday, October 25 at 12:30, Teva Harrison (In-Between Days) delivers the 36th Annual Philippa Harris Lecture on Bioethics Issues in Cancer on issues such as self-identity, balancing medical uncertainty with long term goals and hope for the future, and the impact of cancer on important relationships. Admission is free and there is no admission required. See more on University of Toronto website here.

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Leanne Betasamosake Simpson at the IFOA’s Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists In Conversation

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay
Toronto, Canada
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On October 25 don't miss Leanne Betasamosake Simpson as she joins the other Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize finalists for a conversation hosted and moderated by Becky Toyne. See more and buy tickets on the International Festival of Author's website here.

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Ian Hamilton at Wines and Lines in Oakville

October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Engineers Hall, Engineers Hall
Oakville, Ontario
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On October 26 join Ian Hamilton (the Ava Lee series) at Engineers Hall in Oakville, Ontario, for a night of discussion, readings, and wine provided by a local vineyard. See more and buy tickets on the website here.

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Tanya Talaga at the Toronto Reference Library

October 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On October 26 join Tanya Talaga at the Toronto Reference Library as she discusses her Hilary Weston Prize-nominated investigation Seven Fallen Feathers. See more on the library website here.

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Tanya Talaga at the Kawartha Art Gallery

October 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kawartha Art Gallery, 190 Kent St W
Lindsay, Ontario K9V 2Y6
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On October 27 Tanya Talaga joins Christian Morrisseau, creator of the Honouring the Spirits exhibit, at the Kawartha Art Gallery in Lindsay, Ontario for a talk on her Hilary Weston Prize-nominated book Seven Fallen Feathers. See more on the gallery website here.

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nipêhon / I Wait Book Launch

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Books and Company, 289 Main Street
Picton, Ontario K0K 2T0
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On October 28 celebrate the launch of Caitlin Dale Nicholson and Leona Morin-Nelson's Nipêhon / I Wait at Books and Company in Prince George, British Columbia. See more on the Facebook page here.

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November 2017

Nina Berkhout at Danielle Daniel at Sudbury Wordstock

November 2 - November 4

From November 2nd to 4th Wordstock brings authors from across the country to Sudbury for a weekend of readings, talks, and special literary events. On Saturday, November 4th at 9:30am Danielle Daniel (Once in a Blue Moon) joins Nicola Winstanley for a masterclass on picture book writing. Then, at 11:30am, Nina Berkhout discusses her new young adult novel The Mosaic. See the full schedule and learn more on the festival website here.

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Ian Hamilton, Ed O’Loughlin, and Tanya Talaga at Words festival

November 5

Every year Words brings authors, illustrators, and songwriters from across Canada and around the world to London, Ontario, for a weekend of readings, talks, panels, and more. On November 5th at 11:00am, Ian Hamilton reads from the latest instalment of his Ava Lee series. Then, at noon, catch Tanya Talaga, author of the Hilary Weston Prize finalist Seven Fallen Feathers in conversation with Liz Howard and Andy Verboon. And at 2:00pm Ed O'Loughlin discusses his Giller-nominated novel Minds of Winter with David Huebert.…

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Books and Breakfast with Nick Mount at Paragraphe Books

November 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Paragraphe Books, 2220 McGill College Ave
Montreal, QC
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On November 5th don't miss Nick Mount (Arrival: The Story of CanLit) at Paragraphe Books in Montreal for a morning of reading, discussion, and breakfast. Learn more and buy tickets on the Paragraphe website here.

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Ed O’Loughlin at Between the Pages: an Evening with the Scotiabank Giller Prize Finalists

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON Canada
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On November 6 don't miss Ed O'Loughlin reading from his novel Minds of Winter along with the other Giller Prize finalists. Afterwards, journalist Johanna Schneller will moderate as the shortlisted authors discuss their works. See more and buy tickets here.

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