Garden of Literary Delights 2023
1 October at 17:00 – 19:00 EDT
Sunday, Oct 1, 5-7 pm
Atwater Library Auditorium
Readings by four, wonderful Canadian authors of South Asian origin followed by a discussion. Book sale, giveaways and more!
RSVP at email@example.com Please use side entrance to the venue at 4023 Tupper St.
Farzana Doctor is a Tkaronto-based author, activist and psychotherapist who has written four critically acclaimed novels, including the bestselling, Seven, which explores the issue of female genital mutilation/cutting. Her most recent work is a poetry collection.
Shailee, based in Montreal, is a writer, poet, playwright and literary scholar who recently published her first book, a graphic novel: My Story, My Voice: Sita and Helen (yes, Helen of Troy).
Toronto-based Angela Misri is an award-winning journalist (CBC and more), educator and author of YA, adult and children’s fiction. She will regale you with the adventures of her creation, Portia Adams, Sherlock Holmes’ granddaughter!
Playwright and short story writer, Zahida Rahemtulla has won accolades for plays, The Wrong Bashir (a comedy about mistaken identity) and The Frontliners both of which premiered in her hometown, Vancouver.
A celebration of diverse genres and voices as well as Muslim Heritage Month (October), this event is part of the NexGen MultiArts Festival, 2023, organized by the Kabir Cultural Centre, Montreal.