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The FOLD presents Writers on Truth and Curiosity, with Bahar Orang

FOLD Virtual Platform

The FOLD presents Writers on Truth and Curiosity Personal storytelling and real-life truths require a particular kind of vulnerability, a willingness to bear all. But is the choice that writers make about how they share their stories a truth-telling of its own? In this Mood Series event, three nonfiction writers whose latest works experiment with […]

The FOLD presents Writers on the Beauty of Transformation, with Shani Mootoo

FOLD Virtual Platform

The FOLD presents Writers on the Beauty of Transformation Sometimes change involves subtle, careful moments that blend and blur over time. But sometimes change happens quickly, churning and transforming us with breathtaking abruptness. In this Mood Series event, Shani Mootoo (Polar Vortex), Tawhida Tanya Evanson (Book of Wings), and H. Nigel Thomas (Easily Fooled), explore […]

Toronto Bird Celebrations presents Flyways, Highways and Byways, with Aaron Tucker

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Toronto Bird Celebrations presents Flyways, Highways and Byways, with Aaron Tucker, author of Catalogue d'oiseaux. During a massive spring migration, while most humans are asleep, the airspace above Toronto is abuzz with over 50 million birds - 16 times that of Toronto’s human inhabitants. Home to 3 million people and 180 languages, the City is […]

InVerse Monthly Poetry Reading Series presents Billeh Nickerson and Hasan Namir

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InVerse Monthly Poetry Reading Series presents Billeh Nickerson, author of Duct-Taped Roses, and Hasan Namir, author of War/Torn and Umbilical Cord (forthcoming). Also with Joanna Lilley and Shelley A. Leedah. Hosted by Fiona Tinwei Lam. June 12, 2:00 pm PST. Digital Doors Open at 1:45, Event Starts at 2PM Join us for In/Verse on Saturday, […]

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TIFA Presents: Searching for the Sustainable Life, with Hasan Namir

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TIFA Presents: Searching for the Sustainable Life, with Hasan Namir, author of Umbilical Cord. Event description: Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have all faced immense amounts of anxiety, loneliness and grief, which has spurred many to re-evaluate their aspirations and redesign their daily lives. Now has become a prime time to collectively […]

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The Philippine Edmonton Events and Arts Society (PHIDEAS) presents A Tour of Canada ​Through Philippine Eyes

The Philippine Edmonton Events and Arts Society (PHIDEAS) presents A Tour of Canada ​Through Philippine Eyes, with Therese Estacion, author of Phantompains. Also with Ted Alcuitas, Jennilee Austria, Monica Anne Batac, Mila Bongco - Philipzig, Shirley Camia, Naomi McIlwraith, C.E. Gatchalian, Allan Matudio, Alia Rasul. About the Event: Ten writers and poets of Filipino descent […]

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