Canada's Top Lit Fest Announces Author Line-up

The International Festival of Authors, which returns to the Toronto Harbourfront Center this October 19-29, will feature over 60 fiction writers and poets including Canadian authors Barbara Gowdy and Frances Itani. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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