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Wednesday, May 4, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.
Joseph Boyden, Achmat Dangor and Christine Pountney
Joseph Boyden is the author of Born
with a Tooth,
a collection of stories Areminiscent
of the best of
Achmat Dangor is a celebrated author and
recently was the Executive Director of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
from his Man Booker Prize and Dublin IMPAC Literary Award nominated
haunting story of a family disintegrating, wonderfully authentic in its
context, gender and generation@
Christine Pountney Ais
a writer to watch@ (Time
Out UK). She is the author of the Orange Prize nominated novel, Last
Chance Texaco. Pountney reads from her second novel, The best
know how, an unflinching, insightful and witty analysis of modern
Wednesday, May 11,
2005 at 7:30 p.m.
Tamas Dobozy, Andrew Pyper and Sue Miller
work has appeared in journals throughout
Andrew Pyper is the author of Kiss Me,
Girls and The Trade Mission, which was selected by the Toronto
Star as a Top 10 Best Book of the Year. He reads from Wildfire
a new psychological thriller set in the furthest reaches of the
Sue Miller is the author of a number of
including Inventing the Abbotts and the Abeautiful,
compelling@ memoir The
Story of My Father (San Francisco Chronicle). She reads
in the Forest, a new novel.
Wednesday, May 18, 2005 at 7:30 p.m.
David Layton, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer and Ilona Van Mil
David Layton Awrites
my favourite kind of proseBclean
as a whistle, straight ahead and, most important, irresistibly
froth or curlicues for this guy" (David Gilmour). He is author of the
acclaimed memoir Motion Sickness.
Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer is the author of Way
a collection of stories. She is a former editor of The Literary
Canada and a reviewer for The National Post, Books in
and The Globe and Mail. Kuitenbrouwer reads from her new novel,
Ilona Van Mil is an instructor at the
Wednesday, May 25,
2005 at 7:30 p.m.
Geneviève Castrée, Tony Millionaire and Gary Panter
Harbourfront Centre Theatre
Geneviève Castrée’s graphic novels include Lait Frappé and Roulathèque
Roulathèque Nicolore. She is
creator of Pamplemoussi, an innovative combination of comics, music
and poetry. A selection of her
new work will be featured in the 2005 edition of Draw
& Quarterly Showcase.
Tony Millionaire is the creator of Maakies,
the most popular weekly comic strips in
Gary Panter is a three time Emmy Award
winner for his
production design on Pee-Wee=s
Playhouse and the creator of Jimbo, one of the pillars of the legendary
RAW magazine. He presents Satiro-Plastic
the first volume of his collected sketchbooks.
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hosted more than 4,500 authors from 100 countries, including thirteen
Laureates. International Readings provides Canadian authors an
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