Join Diaspora Dialogues at Word on the Street for a “Writing Our Future: Representation in YA” panel.
As a society, instilling a love of reading and literature in children is deemed to be important. But more often than not, the books available to young Canadians don’t have characters that look like them, or storylines they can relate to . . .
Thank you so much to everyone who joined us on our summer Literary Walking Tours!
Our first tour of the summer happened on Sunday, July 25. The Literary Walking Tour took attendees through Kensington Market, and was led by poet Rain Ida Chan . . .
Join Diaspora Dialogues on September 29th, 2018, from sunset to sunrise for a Nuit Blanche experience that will bring the city of Scarborough to life!
Diaspora Dialogues is pleased to present “Faces of Scarborough,” an interdisciplinary project that will immerse Nuit Blanche audiences in the wonderful nuances of the city in which they live . . .
Join Diaspora Dialogues and for a Literary Walking Tour through the Aga Khan Museum led by poet and author Sheniz Janmohamed and Aga Khan Museum Educator Laboni Islam.
On Sunday, August 12, 2018, poet and author Sheniz Janmohamed and Aga Khan Museum Educator Laboni Islam will guide a Literary Walking Tour through the Aga Khan Museum . . .
Join Diaspora Dialogues for a Literary Walking Tour through Kensington Market led by poet Rain Ida Chan.
On Sunday, July 15, 2018, DD alum Rain Ida Chan will guide a Literary Walking Tour through Toronto’s Kensington Market . . .
Diaspora Dialogues is delighted to partner with the Orpheus Choir of Toronto for their “Raising Her Voice” concert in 2018/19. In this exciting project that brings our proven mentorship model to a cross discipline enterprise, we will pair poets who have published in our programs, both mentors and mentees, with established and emerging composers chosen by Orpheus Choir to produce compositions for this concert celebrating International Women’s Day in 2019 . . .
Join Diaspora Dialogues for a full day of events at Doors Open, including free screenings of movies, interviews with directors and writers and more.
10 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. — Introductions
10:15 a.m . . .
I don’t remember when my stories started looking like a collection to me; perhaps when I realized similar themes kept repeating in them. I think that I tend to notice the speculative/ fantastical in everyday objects or events, and they keep jumping out at me as potential stories . . .