Catalan literature and culture at IFOA

Catalan literature and culture at IFOA

Toronto’s International Festival of Authors (IFOA) presents a thematic focus on Catalan literature and culture.

Festival attendees will have the opportunity to engage with talented Catalan authors Anna Aguilar-Amat, Flavia Company, Marc Pastor, Jordi Puntí, Toni Sala, Martí Sales, Francesc Serés and Teresa Solana.

IFOA Woodstock

  • On Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 7 pm
  • Author appearance and reading: Litontour. 
  • At Knox Presbyterian Church, 59 Riddell Street, Woodstock.

Authors Lauren B. Davis, Farzana Doctor, Terry Fallis and Martí Sales read from their latest works at the Knox Presbyterian Church on October 21 at 7pm, followed by a question and answer segment.

International Crime Watch

  • On Friday, October 23, 2015 at 7:30 pm.
  • Author appearance and round table: IFOA
  • At Studio Theatre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto M5J 2G8.

Sara Blaedel, Paul Cleave, Denise Mina and Marc Pastor discuss their latest crime fiction.

Meet the Catalans

  • On Friday, October 23, 2015 at 8:30 pm.
  • Author appearance, meet and greet, reading and special event: IFOA.
  • At Pub Hub, 235 Queen’s Quay West,Toronto M5J 2G8.

Get to know the authors participating in the Catalonia focus. Join Anna Aguilar-Amat, Flavia Company, Marc Pastor, Jordi Puntí, Toni Sala, Martí Sales, Francesc Serés and Teresa Solana for readings from their latest works, while enjoying traditional Catalan food, drink and music. Journalist Bert Archer acts as MC.

Reading with Catozzella, Company, Kakuta, Lennox, Pires and Reinhardt

  • On Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm.
  • Author appearance and reading: IFOA.
  • At Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto M5J 2G8.

Giuseppe Catozzella, Flavia Company, Mitsuyo Kakuta, Matt Lennox, Jacinto Lucas Pires and Eric Reinhardt read from their latest works.

Behind the Story

  • On Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 12:00 pm.
  • Author appearance and meet and greet: IFOA.
  • At Pub Hub, 235 Queen’s Quay West,Toronto M5J 2G8.

Meet fiction writers Lauren B. Davis, William Deverell, Denise Mina, Jordi Puntí and Ovidia Yu. Enjoy a coffee and hear them speak about their latest works with the Toronto Star‘s Deborah Dundas.

Translating Catalan Culture

  • On Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm.
  • Author appearance and round table: IFOA.
  • At Brigantine Room, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto M5J 2G8.

Three of Catalonia’s hottest writers and Canadian translator Elisabet Ràfols will sit down with Jay Millar, publisher at BookThug, to discuss translation and contemporary Catalan literature.

  • Literature
  • Toronto
  • Wed, October 21 —
    Sat, October 24, 2015

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Various venues in Toronto

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International Festival of Authors

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Organized by Institut Ramón Llull and IFOA

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