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Zoe Whittall The Best Kind of People Writers' Trust Author Series May 17 2017 Toronto Literary Event

Meet Toronto author Zoe Whittall on Wednesday, May 17 for a talk on her latest novel, The Best Kind of People. With exquisite emotional precision, The Best Kind of People explores issues of loyalty, truth, and the meaning of happiness through the lens of an all-American family on the brink of collapse. Read an excerpt and Q&A with the author.

May 17, 2017 | 1:30-3:00pm 
Women's Art Association of Canada, 
23 Prince Arthur Avenue, Toronto
Min. suggested donation of $25
Refreshments will be served; books will be available for purchase and signing. 

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About the Author Series

The Writers' Trust Author Series invites notable authors to open up about their writing process and latest works. Perfect for avid readers, these weekday afternoon events feature some of Canada's finest writers sharing the story behind their story. Guests enjoy delightful literary conversation and have the chance to get their books signed by the author at each event. As an added bonus, your donation will help reward and celebrate talented Canadian authors.


Past Events

April 2017 - Heather O'Neill on The Lonely Hearts Hotel
March 2017 - Gary Barwin on Yiddish For Pirates
February 2017 - Emma Donoghue on The Wonder
January 2017 - Sandra Martin on A Good Death
December 2016 - Jane Urquhart on A Number of Things
November 2016 - Guy Gavriel Kay on Children of Earth and Sky
October 2016 - Lynne Kutsukake on The Translation of Love

May 2016 - Diane Schoemperlen on This Is Not My Life
April 2016 - Alyssa York on The Naturalist
March 2016 - Douglas Gibson on Across Canada by Story
February 2016 - Kim Echlin on Under the Visible Life
January 2016 - Lawrence Hill on The Illegal
December 2015 - Rosemary Sullivan on Stalin's Daughter
October 2015 - Shilpi Somaya Gowda on The Golden Son 
September 2015 - Camilla Gibb on This Is Happy 

May 2015 - Plum Johnson on They Left Us Everything
April 2015 - Helen Humphreys on The Evening Chorus
March 2015 - Catherine Gildiner on Coming Ashore
February 2015 - Emma Donoghue on Frog Music
January 2015 - Alan Bradley on As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
November 2014 - Ann-Marie MacDonald on Adult Onset
October 2014 - Shani Mootoo on Moving Forward Sideways Like a Crab
September 2014 - Terry Fallis on No Relation

May 2014 - Claire Cameron on The Bear
April 2014 - Sally Armstrong on Ascent of Women
March 2014 - Eva Stachniak on Empress of the Night
February 2014 - Priscila Uppal on Projection
January 2014 - Tanis Rideout on Above All Things
November 2013 - Anne Michaels & Bernice Eisenstein on Correspondences
October 2013 - Kyo Maclear on Stray Love
September 2013 - Charlotte Gray on The Massey Murder

May 2013 - Carolyn Abraham on The Juggler's Children
April 2013 - Ania Szado on Studio Saint-Ex
March 2013 - Kamal Al-Solaylee on Intolerable
February 2013 - Cathy Marie Buchanan on The Painted Girls
January 2013 - Linda Spalding on The Purchase


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Special thanks to Author Series sponsor, the Bochner Eye Institute.   

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Kayla Calder, Coordinator of Special Events and Sponsorships or 416-504-8222 x243



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