Toronto International Festival of Authors – TIFA – Bearing Witness: Kate Pullinger and Helen Humphreys
22 October at 1 pm Vancouver / 4pm Toronto/ 9pm London
Canadian authors Kate Pullinger and Helen Humphreys will discuss how bearing witness, homelessness and the long-term effects of trauma translate, as demonstrated in their latest novels, both set in the mid-twentieth century. In Forrest Green, Governor General Award-winning author Pullinger presents a man on the run from himself, first as a young golden boy and then as a Word War II soldier and eventually a nomadic working man who cannot believe he deserves love. In Rabbit Foot Bill, Harbourfront Festival Prize-winner Helen Humphreys introduces us to a lonely boy in a prairie town whose friendships and understanding of the world shatter before him when he witnesses a shocking murder. Don’t miss this special Festival opening night double interview.
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Culture Days, Kelowna Library, Kate Pullinger Author Talk
24 October at 1 pm Vancouver / 4 pm Toronto / 9 pm London
Kate Pullinger will read from and discuss her new novel FOREST GREEN
To hear Kate read, join online by finding the Zoom link here.
At TIFA, Kate will also be chairing an event with Aislinn Hunter and Sarah Leipciger on 1 November at 11:30 am Vancouver / 2:30 pm Toronto / 7:30 pm London