Wednesday, October 11, 2006

literary lights

Cahoots Theatre Projects' honourary chair Wayson Choy (All That Matters) joins an exciting line up of authors reading from new works in progress:
Nigerian Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka
Azar Nafisi (Lolita In Tehran)
Miriam Toews (A Complicated Kindness)
MG Vassanji (The In-Between World of Vikram Lal)
Ann-Marie MacDonald hosts.

Called Uncensored, the gala benefit isfor PEN Canada, an association of
writers and supporters formed in 1926 to defend freedom of expression. It's part of the International Festival Of Authors running Wed, Oct 18 to 28 at Harbourfront in Toronto.

Tickets for readings: $20 & $35.
Gala tickets: $175.
7pm readings; 8:30pm
cocktail reception with authors and live auction.
Friday, October 20.
Convocation Hall.
31 Kings College Circle. Call (416) 978-8849.
For more info, go to PEN Canada.

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