Literary Arts

Events listing

Luminous Ink: Writers on Writing in Canada

May 2, 2018

Dionne Brand, Tessa McWatt and Rabindranath Maharaj will discuss the Luminous Ink anthology and what it means to be a writer in Canada with moderator Marc Côté.

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Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ (Day 1)

May 15, 2018

Canada’s largest literary event for children, with more than 10,000 attending the event at Harbourfront Centre. Each day has energetic ceremonies with live entertainment, as well as workshops with the nominated authors and illustrators.Presented by the Ontario Library Association.

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Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ (Day 2)

May 16, 2018

Canada’s largest literary event for children, with more than 10,000 attending the event here at Harbourfront Centre. Each day has energetic ceremonies with live entertainment, as well as workshops with the nominated authors and illustrators. Presented by the Ontario Library Association.

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Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™ (Day 3)

May 17, 2018

Canada’s largest literary event for children, with more than 10,000 attending the event here at Harbourfront Centre. Each day has energetic ceremonies with live entertainment, as well as workshops with the nominated authors and illustrators. Presented by the Ontario Library Association.

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Fay and Fluffy’s Storytime – Fay Slift And Miss Fluffy Soufflé

May 19-21, 2018

Drag performers Fay Slift and Miss Fluffy Soufflé not only make reading fun for kids but also encourage them to see differences as beautiful. Presented as part of Junior.

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Canadian Writers' Summit

June 14, 2018

The Canadian Writers’ Summit (#CWS2018) is a super-conference jointly hosted by a cohort of Canadian writer organizations. Members of all of these organizations are especially encouraged to attend, but #CWS2018 welcomes everyone and anyone interested in writing and publishing in Canada. Presented by the Book and Periodical Council and Humber College in association with IFOA, the Book Summit opens the first day of the #CWS2018. #CWS2018 takes place June 14–17, 2018.

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Book Summit 2018: Disrupt Your Publishing Game

June 14, 2018

Presented by the Book and Periodical Council and Humber College in association with IFOA. Book Summit is taking place in conjunction with the Canadian Writers’ Summit.

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CWS 2018 presents d’bi.young anitafrika

June 14, 2018

Fresh off the press in time for the Canadian Writer’s Summit, d’bi.young anitafrika will be reading from her new autobiography, Memoir of An Ugly Duckling: My Life, Art & Method. From growing up in one of the most notorious garrison communities of Kingston Jamaica, to witnessing the evolution of Dub Poetry through one of its pioneers – her mother Anita Stewart – to contributing to radical Black feminist thought through theatre using the Anitafrika Method, d’bi.young’s keynote will focus on the artist’s accountability and responsibility.

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Canadian Writers' Summit

June 15, 2018

The Canadian Writers’ Summit (#CWS2018) is a super-conference jointly hosted by a cohort of Canadian writer organizations. Members of all of these organizations are especially encouraged to attend, but #CWS2018 welcomes everyone and anyone interested in writing and publishing in Canada.#CWS2018 takes place June 14–17, 2018.

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Tomson Highway: The Margaret Laurence Lecture

June 15, 2018

For more than 30 years, the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s Margaret Laurence Lecture Series has invited Canada’s most prominent authors to discuss the theme of “A Writer’s Life.” Intimate in tone, frank, and revealing, the lectures give us unprecedented access to the heroes and heroines of Canadian literature. This year’s lecture will be delivered by Tomson Highway, a renowned playwright, novelist, and musician, and a trailblazer in the Indigenous creative artist community.

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Canadian Writers' Summit

June 16, 2018

The Canadian Writers’ Summit (#CWS2018) is a super-conference jointly hosted by a cohort of Canadian writer organizations. Members of all of these organizations are especially encouraged to attend, but #CWS2018 welcomes everyone and anyone interested in writing and publishing in Canada. #CWS2018 takes place June 14–17, 2018.

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CWS 2018 presents Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau

June 16, 2018

Virginia Pésémapéo Bordeleau will discuss the recent surge of francophone Indigenous writers in Québec; she’ll explore their writing, and the critical responses to it. She’ll also share with us her own work in the form of literary fiction and poetry.

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