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IFOA Weekly presents Danila Botha, Karen Connelly, Ivan Coyote and Sarah De Leeuw

by ahnationtalk on April 3, 201748 Views

TORONTO, April 3, 2017 —- In April, IFOA Weekly hosts three exciting events: In Conversation with Ivan Coyote (April 5), In Conversation with Sarah de Leeuw (April 12) and a reading and book presentation with Danila Botha and Karen Connelly (April 20).

April 5: IFOA Weekly is thrilled to present Ivan Coyote and their newest novel Tomboy Survival Guide. Coyote will be interviewed by award-winning Toronto journalist Rachel Giese. Bert Archer will host.

April 12: Sarah de Leeuw, award-winning researcher and creative writer whose work focuses broadly on marginalized peoples and geographies, will discuss her new book Where It Hurts with filmmaker, video artist, writer and cultural worker, Ariel Smith. Join Sarah and Ariel for an in-depth conversation about a book which shines a spotlight on lost geographies and people. Sheniz Janmohamed will host.

April 20: Award-winning author Danila Botha and best-selling author Karen Connelly share the IFOA stage to read from and talk about their new books. Join them as they present their inspiration and what they have learned from writing their stories. Catherine Graham will host.

These events take place in the Brigantine Room, located in the Harbourfront Centre Main Building at 235 Queens Quay West, at 7:30pm. Tickets are $10 for the general public and free for supporters, students and youth 25 and under with ID. Box Office/Information: 416-973-4000 or ifoa.org.

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Since its inception in 1974, the International Festival of Authors has hosted over 9,000 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates. Our season runs from September to June and includes the annual International Festival of Authors (October 19-29, 2017), including IFOA Ontario, the annual ALOUD: a Celebration for Young Readers with Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™

(May 16-18, 2017) and Toronto Lit Up (year-round).

MEDIA CONTACT

Eirini Moschaki: emoschaki@ifoa.org; 416-973-5836

Visit IFOA online: ifoa.org Follow IFOA on Twitter: @IFOA

Like IFOA on Facebook: International Festival of Authors Follow IFOA on Instagram: @internationalfestivalofauthors

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