Toronto, Ontario


Saturday, September 21, 2019

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 8pm


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Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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#WOTSAuthorChat with Deborah Ellis

December 23, 2019

This December we caught up with Deborah Ellis, author of My Story Starts Here. Deborah Ellis has won the Governor General’s Award, the Ruth Schwartz Award, the University of California’s Middle East Book Award, Sweden’s Peter Pan Prize, the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award, and the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. She is…

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#WOTSAuthorChat with Dorothy Ellen Palmer

December 4, 2019

This past Sunday we ran our Book of the Month author chat on twitter with the indomitable Dorothy Ellen Palmer on her new memoir Falling For Myself out now with Wolsak & Wynne. She ensured the forum was open to readers at home, requesting we start the chat with "The major themes in Dorothy's book…

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#WOTSAuthorChat with Joanne Vannicola

October 31, 2019

The following is a transcript of a twitter thread with @joannevannicola discussing the crafting of and reactions to their memoir All We Knew But Couldn't Say, edited for maximum blog-readability. If you would like to interact with the thread on Twitter, click here: Jo Vannicola Author Chat WOTS: Thanks for taking the time to chat…

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