DD at Word on the Street


We are always pleased to join the excellent Word On The Street book and magazine festival. This year, on Sunday September 25, we’ll be presenting a packed hour of cutting-edge Toronto talent at the City of Toronto tent from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Hosted by Andrew Clark, make sure you stop by to hear readings by novelist Ibi Kaslik (The Angel Riots), poet Margaret Christakos (Welling, Sooner), and emerging writers/TOK Book 6 contributors Jo SiMalaya Alcampo, Jennifer Marston, and Sheila Murray.

See you in the park!

WHAT: Diaspora Dialogues at The Word On The Street

WHEN: Sunday, September 25, 2011 from 2:00-3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Queen’s Park (at Museum Station) in the City of Toronto tent

COST: Free!

Also, starting at 11:30 a.m. don’t miss the other programming in the same tent.

The City of Toronto, in partnership with the Toronto Public Library, presents readings from the 2011 Toronto Book Awards finalists: James FitzGerald (What Disturbs Our Blood, Random House Canada); James King (Étienne’s Alphabet, Cormorant Books Inc.), Rabindranath Maharaj (The Amazing Absorbing Boy, Knopf Canada); Nicholas Ruddock (The Parabolist, Doubleday Canada); and Alissa York (Fauna, Random House Canada).

Toronto Book Awards other events:

October 4
An evening with the Shortlisted Authors
Toronto Public Library
Yorkville Branch
22 Yorkville Avenue
7:00 p.m.

October 13
Awards Gala
Toronto Reference Library
Appel Salon
789 Yonge St.
6:00 p.m.