Thursday, October 18th at 5.30pm: Talk “Writing the personal story of a revolution: talk with the author Maryam Madjidi” at the French Embassy. The presentation in French will be followed by a question and answer period.
Friday, October 19th: Meeting and discussion with students of the French Lycée Claudel about childhood writing (private event).
Saturday, October 20th at 10.30am: Reading in French of “Marx et la poupée” by the author Maryam Madjidi at the Alliance Française Ottawa. The Librairie du Soleil, French bookshop based in Ottawa and Gatineau, will offer a sale of books after the event.
Sunday, October 21st at 1 pm – Talk in English with the New Zealanders authors Brannavan Gnanalingham and Witi Ihimaera, moderated by Beatriz Hausner, president of the Literary Translators’ Association of Canada at the Harbourfront Centre (Lakeside Terrace, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto).
Sunday, October 21th at 7 pm – European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC) evening, with Cristina Ali Farah (Italy), Ivana Bodrozic (Croatia), Dulce Maria Cardoso (Portugal), Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett (Spain), Mojca Kumerdej (Slovenia), Jakub Malecki (Poland), Dorota Maslowska (Poland), Pierre J. Mejlak (Malta), Monika Zgustova (Czech Republic), Jakub Zulczyk (Poland). Readings in the original languages and English at the Harbourfront Centre.
Tuesday, October 23th at 7 pm – Talk in French at the Francophone bookshop Il était une fois in Oakville about Marx et la poupée. A signing session open to everyone from 5.30 to 6.30pm is followed by a party with the book club “En Délire”.
Wednesday October 24th at 6.30 pm – Talk in French at the City Hall Library, followed by a Q&A session at the City Hall Library (Nathan Phillips Square 100 Queen Street West, Toronto).