Free

Event type: Free

25
Apr
25
Apr

HUGH MACLENNAN LECTURE – BOOK CHALLENGES AND THEIR IMPACT CANADIAN COMMUNITIES

2024-04-25 @ 17:30 - 19:00
The Friends of the McGill Library, in partnership with Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, are pleased to present the 2024 Hugh MacLennan Lecture, a roundtable discussion on book challenges, the Canadian context, the power of community action, and the path forward. The panelists are Michelle Arbuckle, Executive Director of the Ontario Library Association and the chair of Canada’s Book and Periodical Council, Brendan de Caires, Executive Director of PEN Canada and Robin Stevenson, award-winning Canadian author.
19
Apr
19
Apr

EIGHTY THOUSANDS STEPS – THE DISCUSSION

2024-04-19 @ 10:00 - 11:00
Online Event
As a complement of the walking tour Eighty Thousands Steps, a discussion between writers Crystal Chan and Denise Chong presenting their work, inviting the audience to step into the shoes of a refugee and journey into a land of fable and mystery.
24
Apr
24
Apr

ENTRETIEN AVEC AKOS VERBOCZY, LAURÉAT DU PRIX NOUVEL APPORT METROPOLIS BLEU / CONSEIL DES ARTS DE MONTREAL 2024

2024-04-24 @ 10:00 - 10:15
Online Event
Ahead of his participation in the 2024 edition of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, author Akos Verboczy looks back on his work and talks about what it means to him to receive the Blue Metropolis /Conseil des arts de Montréal New Contribution Prize.
23
Apr
23
Apr

ENTRETIEN AVEC LÉONORA MIANO, LAURÉATE DU PRIX DES MOTS POUR CHANGER METROPOLIS BLEU 2024

2024-04-23 @ 10:00 - 10:15
Online Event
Ahead of his participation in the 2024 edition of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, the French-Camerooniane author Léonora Miano looks back on her work and talks about what it means to her to receive the Blue Metropolis Des Mots pour Changer Prize.
22
Apr
22
Apr

INTERVIEW WITH TANYA TALAGA, WINNER OF THE 2024 BLUE METROPOLIS FIRST PEOPLE LITERARY PRIZE

2024-04-22 @ 10:00 - 10:15
Online Event
Ahead of his participation in the 2024 edition of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival, the Canadian Anishinaabe journalist and author Tanya Talaga looks back on her work and talks about what it means to her to receive the Blue Metropolis First People Prize.
27
Apr
27
Apr

THE MAGNIFICENT ABSENCE – A CONVERSATION WITH AKOS VERBOCZY, ÉRIC CHACOUR AND MIRABEL 

2024-04-27 @ 14:30 - 15:30
La littérature, comme la vie, est faite de secrets, de regrets, de départs. Peut-on transmuer le chagrin en une absence magnifique ? Et que devient-il alors ?