Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Black Book Affair - November 22 & 23 2013 in Toronto

From a media release:

THE BLACK BOOK AFFAIR 2013
November 22 & 23, 2013
At A Different Booklist
918 Bathurst Street - Toronto


IDEAL FOR FAMILIES, EDUCATORS AND BOOK LOVERS

Authors: Althea Prince, Itah Sadu,  Gayle Gonsalves, Pooran Bridgelall, Jody Nyasha Warner, Natasha Henry, Yvonne Browne, Garfield Ellis, Richard Gaskin, Njacko Backo, Dirk McLean, Adwoa Badoe, Tammy Sutton-Brown, Whitney French, Salah Wilson, George Elliott Clarke, Austin Yearwood, Dr. George Sefa Dei, Jywze, Christene  Browne, Robert Vernon, Keith Ellis, Jennylynd James, Panman Pat

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday November 22, 2013 - 7:00 - 9:00 PM
THE BIG BOOK LAUNCH & RECEPTION

FEATURED AUTHORS
Althea Prince, (Beyond the Journey Women's Stories of Settlement and Community, Insomniac Press), Gayle Gonsalves (Painting Pictures, Insomniac Press), Christene Browne (Two Women, Second Story Press), and Special Guest Barbadian Writer Austin Yearwood

Saturday November 23, 10:30am – 7:00pm
ALL DAY BOOK DISPLAYS, FOR FAMILIES, EDUCATORS, BOOK LOVERS

All day long …Steelpan theory, genealogy, maps and rare books, workshops, discussions, readings, authors, children's book party, politics, poetry, book launches, graphic novels and more...

3PM
LENNOX HINDS

PROMINENT INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER,
Will discuss the life of Assata Shakur, her book and  recent attacks on her by the US Government

Saturday November 23, 7:00pm – 9:00pm
MY PEOPLE AWARDS 2013

Celebrating African-Canadian and Caribbean Writers
2013 Recipients:  Motion (Poetry), George Elliott Clarke (Lifetime Achievement), Dr. George Sefa Dei (Academic), Adowa Badoe (Children & Young Adult) Keith Ellis (Translation), Jael Ealey Richardson (New Writer)

A Different Booklist
746 Bathurst St
Toronto, ON
M5S 2R6
Tel:416 538 0889; Fax:416 538 6914
email:info@adifferentbooklist.com

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