Monday, October 24, 2011

For those Bibliofans out there who plan, like me, to be skulking around the docks of Toronto this weekend, you might want to check out the following events. Or if you're in Hamilton, Owen Sound, or Windsor, keep an eye out for Clark Blaise at one of IFOA's satellite events:

Hamilton Art Gallery, Oct. 27, 7 PM: Reading from the Writers' Trust Nominees
Best Western on the Bay, Owen Sound, Oct 30, 2 PM: Reading with Clark Blaise, Wayne Johnston, Madeleine Thien, and Meg Wolitzer.
Art Gallery of Windsor, Nov. 4, 8 PM: Reading with Clark Blaise, Brian Francis, Will Ferguson, and Sarita Mandanna.

And for the Torontonians ...

ROUND TABLE: Building Character
Friday, October 28, 8:00pm, 2011
Character: round or flat, protagonist and antagonist, sympathetic and the antihero; join a conversation with Anita Rau Badami, Clark Blaise, Madeleine Thien, and D.W. Wilson on the development of literary characters. Moderator: James Grainger.

READING: Coady, van der Pol, Wells, Wolitzer

Saturday, October 29, 4:00pm, 2011
Lynn Coady, Marieke van der Pol, Zachariah Wells, and Meg Wolitzer read from their latest works. Michael Lista hosts.

READING: Marx, McWatt, Wells, Wilson

Sunday, October 30, 12:00pm, 2011
Patricia Marx, Tessa McWatt, Zachariah Wells, and D.W. Wilson read from their latest works. Mark Medley hosts.

See you there! TKM.

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