Friday, 7 September 2018

Some Upcoming Events Celebrating Books and Authors in the Greater Toronto Area



B. Denham Jolly signs a copy of his autobiography for Valarie Steele of the Black Action Defense Committee at A Different Booklist in Toronto.


The Word On The Street Toronto Book and Magazine Festival at the Harbourfront Centre on Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

SOME AUTHORS TO CHECK OUT AT THE WORD ON THE STREET

Andrea Bain, Single Girl Problems. Audible Presents Great Books at 10:45am-11:45am

David Chariandy grew up in Toronto and lives and teaches in Vancouver. Author of his debut novel, Soucouyant , and second novel, Brother, which won the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. [No time given.]

Julene Chung, founder of CuratedLife.ca. Canadian Magazines at 1:00pm-2:00pm

Jamil Jivani, Why Young Men. Vibrant Voices of Ontario at 3:00pm-3:30pm

B. Denham Jolly, In The Black: My Life. Toronto Book Garden at 11:00am-11:30am

Didier Leclair, Le Bonheur est un parfum sans nom. La scene francophone Viamonde at 1:30pm-2:20pm

Rabindranath Maharaj, Ajacentland. Sculpting New Reads at 11:00am-12:00pm. Vibrant Voices of Ontario at 3:30pm-4:00pm

Naomi Moyer, Black Women Who Dared. TD Children’s Literature at 1:20pm-1:40pm

Blaise Ndala, Sans capote ni kalachnikov. La scene francophone Viamonde at 1:30pm-2:20pm

Sarah Raughley, Siege of Shadows. Fantasy/Sci-fi. Teen Spirit at 12:15pm-1:15pm

Karl Subban, How We Did It: The Subban Plan for Success in Hockey, School and Life. Amazon.ca Bestsellers at 12:00pm-12:40pm

Karl Subban, author of How We Did It:The Subban Plan for Success in Hockey, School and Life with Itah Sadu, co-owner of A Different Booklist.


Melissa Vincent, editor of A.Side. Canadian Magazines at 3:00pm-4:00pm




Create, Participate, Share. Roots and Branches Dance at Knowledge Bookstore on Sunday, Sept. 30, 12:00-3:00pm at 177 Queen St. W., Brampton. www.rootsandbranchesdance.com. Culture Days, Sept. 28, 29, 30. Culturedays.ca




Arts and Culture Jamaica Inc. presents A Literary Evening with three authors: G. Barton-Sinkia, By the Next Pause; Jermel Shim, The Long Road to Progress for Jamaica; and Esther Tyson, Ah Suh Me See It, Ah Suh Me Say It on Thursday, Oct. 18 at the Consulate General of Jamaica, 303 Eglinton Avenue East, Toronto.

Toronto International Festival of Authors, Oct. 18-28, at the Harbourfront Centre in Toronto. ifoa.org

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