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2017 Season

  • Tuesday October 3, 2017

    • IFOA Owen Sound

      Cost: $5

      Helen Humphreys sits with Richard Thomas to discuss her latest work The Ghost Orchard!

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  • Wednesday October 11, 2017

    • IFOA Aurora

      Cost: FREE

      Gwen Benaway will be in Aurora on October 11th to talk about her new poetry collection, Passage.

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  • Saturday October 14, 2017

    • IFOA Orillia

      Cost: $10

      IFOA Orillia welcomes Ted Barris, Liona Boyd and Steve Burrows on October 14th!

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  • Tuesday October 17, 2017

    • IFOA Etobicoke

      Cost: Sold Out!

      The IFOA joins its Etobicoke partners to bring Sylvain Prudhomme, one of the most exciting contemporary novelists in France, to the By the Lake Book Club! He will discuss his most recently translated book The Greats with Wendy O’Brien. In this [...]

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  • Thursday October 19, 2017

    • IFOA Midland

      Cost: $10

      IFOA Midland is delighted to welcome Vivek Shraya and Siân Northey!

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    • IFOA Woodstock

      Cost: $15

      IFOA Woodstock welcomes Booker Prize winner Roddy Doyle and bestselling crime writer Peter Robinson!

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  • Friday October 20, 2017

    • IFOA Burlington

      Cost: $10

      Booker Prize winner and distinguished author Roddy Doyle will be interviewed by bestselling author Linwood Barclay.

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  • Saturday October 21, 2017

    • IFOA Windsor

      Cost: Special Pricing

      Kia Corthron and Christopher Paul Curtis talk about Corthron's debut novel The Castle Cross the Magnet Carter.

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  • Sunday October 22, 2017

    • IFOA Stratford

      Cost: $25

      IFOA Stratford welcomes winner of the Latino International Book Award Chantel Acevedo and Sherlock Award winner Mark Billingham.

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  • Wednesday October 25, 2017

    • IFOA Scarborough

      Cost: $10

      IFOA Scarborough welcomes B. Denham Jolly and Rachel Manley!

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  • Thursday October 26, 2017

    • IFOA Parry Sound

      Cost: $15

      Catherine Chidgey, Bianca Marais, Kathleen Winter will be in Parry Sound to read from their latest works.

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  • Friday October 27, 2017

    • IFOA Markham

      Cost: $10

      IFOA Markham welcomes authors Janie Chang, Farzana Doctor and Shawn Hitchins!

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  • Saturday October 28, 2017

    • IFOA Bayfield

      Cost: TBA

      IFOA Bayfield welcomes distinguished Canadian authors Frances Itani and Diane Schoemperlen.

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  • Monday October 30, 2017

    • IFOA Thunder Bay

      Cost: $15

      IFOA Thunder Bay welcomes authors Gary Barwin, Terry Fallis, Grace O'Connell and Jean E. Pendziwol.

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  • Friday November 3, 2017

    • IFOA St. Catharines

      Cost: FREE

      IFOA St. Catharines welcomes cartoonists and creative geniuses Michael DeForge and Kean Soo!

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  • Wednesday November 8, 2017

    • IFOA London

      Cost: $10

      Join Gary Barwin as he reads from his latest work and is interviewed by Jason Dickson.

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  • Thursday November 9, 2017

    • IFOA Keswick

      Cost: Private event for elementary students only

      In an engaging slide talk Hugh Brewster describes the experiences of Canada’s soldiers in World War I.

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    • IFOA Sutton

      Cost: $5

      In an engaging slide talk Hugh Brewster describes the experiences of Canada’s soldiers in World War I.

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  • Thursday November 23, 2017

    • IFOA Peterborough

      Cost: FREE

      IFOA Peterborough welcomes local writer Devon Code! Do not miss the opportunity to hear him read live.

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