Authors Festival Preview

As the 22nd International Festival Of Authors heads into its second and final week, some of the event's most highly anticipated writers make their appearances.


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festival events listings

Thursday, October 25

DIALOGUES Lian Yang speaks with Michael Szonyi (Brigantine Rm), Nancy Huston with David Macfarlane (Premiere Dance Theatre), Dacia Maraini with Rosemary Sullivan (Lakeside Terr), Yoko Tawada with Ted Goossen (Studio Theatre). 5 pm.

JOAN BARFOOT/JACQUELYN MITCHARD/PATRICIA SAGASTIZABAL 8 pm. Brigantine Rm.

ANDREA GOLDSMITH/ALLEN KURZWEIL/IAN RANKIN 8 pm. Premiere Dance Theatre.

ROBERT KROETSCH/LIAN YANG/dane zajc 8 pm. Lakeside Terr.

Friday, October 26

DIALOGUES Rutger Kopland speaks with AF Moritz (Brigantine Rm), Edward Hoagland with Marian Botsford Fraser (Premiere Dance Theatre), Jonathan Franzen with William Kowalski (Lakeside Terr), Matthew Kneale with David Young (Studio Theatre). 5 pm. Dennis Bock speaks with JC Polanyi (Studio Theatre). 7 pm.

LORNA CROZIER/PATRICK LANE/DAVID ADAMS RICHARDS 8 pm. Brigantine Rm.

A.S. BYATT/MARGOT LIVESEY/DACIA MARAINI 8 pm. Premiere Dance Theatre.

JONATHAN FRANZEN/MATTHEW KNEALE/ARTURO PEREZ-REVERTE 8 pm. Lakeside Terr.

Saturday, October 27

DIALOGUES Anne Conover speaks on Olga Rudge and Ezra Pound (noon, Premiere Dance Theatre), Patricia Sagastizábal with Anne Michaels (noon, Lakeside Terr), Robert Kroetsch with Shelagh Rogers (1 pm, Studio Theatre), Josephine Hart with Rosemary Aubert (1 pm, Brigantine Rm), A.S. Byatt with Eleanor Wachtel (2 pm, Premiere Dance Theatre), Patrick Lane and Lorna Crozier with June Callwood (2 pm, Lakeside Terr), Renata Adler with John Fraser (3 pm, Brigantine Rm), Barry Callaghan with Joe Fiorito (3 pm, Studio Theatre), Richard Ford with Evan Solomon (4 pm, Premiere Dance Theatre), Arturo Pérez-Reverte with Philip Marchand (4 pm, Lakeside Terr), Pamela Mordecai with Donna Bailey Nurse (5 pm, Studio Theatre), Jamyang Norbu with Paul Wilson (5 pm, Brigantine Rm), Margot Livesey with Cynthia Holz (7 pm, Lakeside Terr).

RENATA ADLER/JOSEPHINE HART/JAMYANG NORBU 8 pm. Brigantine Rm.

DENNIS BOCK/RICHARD FORD/HAL NIEDZVIEKI 8 pm. Premiere Dance Theatre.

International Festival of Authors
October 18 to October 27

VENUES

Premiere Dance Theatre (207
Queen’s Quay West)

Brigantine Room, Studio Theatre and
Lakeside Terrace (York Quay Centre, 235
Queen’s Quay West)

TICKET INFO

Readings and Dialogues $18, Lives &
Times $10, tribute $25, youth event $12.
416-973-4000.

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