Toronto, Ontario

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Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 12pm - 5:30pm

 

Festival & Book Fair

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Harbourfront Centre | 10am - 5pm

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Toronto Book Awards Tent

Nominees for the Toronto Book Awards read from their nominated works. Can you predict the winner? 

Also enjoy a special programming segment featuring Diaspora Dialogues authors.

Writing Our Future: Representation in YA

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
As a society, instilling a love of reading and literature in children is deemed to be important. But more often than not, the books available to young Canadians don’t have characters that look like them, or storylines they can relate…

Brother | 2018 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
For The Word On The Street, Catherine Hernandez will read for David Chariandy.

The Unpublished City | 2018 Toronto Book Awards FInalist

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Contributors Diana Biacora, Nicole Chin, Simone Dalton, Doyali Islam, and Sanchari Sur join host Canisia Lubrin to read and talk about The Unpublished City.

Floating City | 2018 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Reading by Kerri Sakamoto

That Time I Loved You | 2018 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
For The Word On The Street, Carrianne’s editor Jennifer Lambert will read for her.

Brother | 2018 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
For The Word On The Street, Catherine Hernandez will read for David Chariandy.

That Time I Loved You | 2018 Toronto Book Awards Finalist

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
For The Word On The Street, Carrianne’s editor Jennifer Lambert will read for her.