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25-Apr8pm - 9:30pmhttps://fv20powerandpolitics.eventbrite.caTHE POWER AND POLITICS OF PRIZES: Billy-Ray Belcourt, Samra Habib, Kagiso Molope and Casey Plett engage in a much-needed discussion on Canada’s literary prize culture. Moderated by Catherine Hernandez. [CC]
30-Apr12pm - 1:30pmhttps://fv20breakingdownpoetry.eventbrite.caBREAKING DOWN POETRY
Poets Canisia Lubrin and Billy-Ray Belcourt guide teachers, readers, and skeptics alike through an interactive encounter with poetry – mixing readings, activities and lessons on how to break it all down to unleash the power of poetry. [CC]
30-Apr2pm - 3:30pmhttps://fv20wordswithoutborders.eventbrite.caWORDS WITHOUT BORDERS (YOUNG ADULT FICTION)
Authors from Canada, the USA, and Guyana discuss how books explore the way we see ourselves and the world around us. [CC]
30-Apr8pm - 9:30pmhttps://fv20fracturedfairytales.eventbrite.caFRACTURED FAIRYTALES
Mona Awad, Amanda Leduc, and Sandhya Menon discuss how they use the fairytale form as a playground for new and relevant ideas with moderator Thea Lim. [CC]
1-May12pm - 1:30pmhttps://fv20translationduel.eventbrite.caTRANSLATION DUEL/ DUEL DE TRADUCTION
French-to-English Language Translators Wayne Grady and Rhonda Mullins discuss their translations of an original work by Francophone author Edem Awumey in the ultimate battle of words moderated by Karen Richardson. Sponsored by the Governor General’s Award. [CC]
1-May2pm - 3:30pmhttps://fv20podcastmasterclass.eventbrite.caPODCASTING MASTERCLASS
Ryan McMahon created Red Man Laughing – a podcast he hosts and produces. In this exclusive festival masterclass, the CEO of Makooks Media reveals the secrets and strategies involved in building a successful podcast. [CC]
1-May4pm - 5:30pmhttps://fv20bringthebookclub.eventbrite.caBETTER BRING THE BOOK CLUB
Covering different genres and styles, novelists Sheena Kamal, Adnan Khan, Sonya Lalli and Mona Awad will leave you (and your book club) with plenty to talk about in a conversation with Ann Y K Choi – author and co-founder of the Authors Book Club. [CC]
1-May8pm - 9:30pmhttps://fv20randrpart1.eventbrite.caRECONCILIATION & RESISTANCE – PART I
How do marginalized writers reconcile with Canada’s past…and present? How do writers craft stories that resist systems of oppression? Helen Knott, Canisia Lubrin, Jesse Thistle and Jenny Heijun Wills chat with Billy-Ray Belcourt in the first part of this two-part event. [CC]
2-May12pm - 1:30pmhttps://fv20processofpublishing.eventbrite.caTHE PROCESS OF PUBLISHING
Penguin Random House Reps discuss the process of publishing for emerging writers and future publishing professionals, introducing their imprints and editors and providing insight on new internship opportunities. [CC]
2-May2pm - 3:30pmhttps://fv20whatwefound.eventbrite.caWHAT WE FOUND
Dorothy Ellen Palmer, Jesse Thistle, Jenny Heijun Wills, and Lindsay Wong join moderator Farzana Doctor in a discussion about writing stories that are both personal and profound. [CC]
2-May4pm - 5:30pmhttps://fv20fictionworkshop.eventbrite.caWRITING FICTION WITH KAGISO MOLOPE
Award-winning author Kagiso Molope shares secrets to great storytelling as she delves into the way voice, narration, and character work together to create powerful stories. [CC]
2-May6pm - 7:30pmhttps://fv20nonfictionworkshop.eventbrite.caNONFICTION WITH HELEN KNOTT
Writing nonfiction is never easy. Helen Knott shares tips on how to put life on the page, how to tug at memories and craft them into something that’s ready to be read. [CC]
2-May8pm - 9:30pmhttps://fv20randrpart2.eventbrite.caRECONCILIATION & RESISTANCE PART II
How do marginalized writers reconcile with Canada’s past…and present? How do writers craft stories that resist systems of oppression? Dorothy Ellen Palmer, Rinaldo Walcott, Ryan McMahon, Samra Habib, and Idil Abdillahi discuss the on-going work of writing and re-writing history through poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and comedy. [CC]
2-May10pm - 11:30pmhttps://fv20poetsblockparty.eventbrite.caTHE POET’S BLOCK PARTY
Four poets present works that challenge culture, celebrate community and showcase the wonder of words in this annual must-see event. Join Spoken Word artists Des Mackenzie, Jamaal Rogers, D’Scribe, and Shyy in this high energy event.
3-May12pm - 1:30pmhttps://fv20theartofcraft.eventbrite.caTHE ART OF CRAFT: TRANS BRILLIANCE EDITION
Ali Blythe, Gwen Benaway, Casey Plett, and Kai Cheng Thom share wisdom on developing prose and poetry with moderator Jia Qing Wilson-Yang. [CC]
3-May2pm - 3:30pmhttps://fv20makinganaudiobook.eventbrite.caCREATING YOUR OWN AUDIOBOOK
What does it take to turn a book into an audiobook without the support of a publisher? In this workshop designed for self-published authors, Audible’s independent publishing platform ACX provides all the tools and information you need to turn your book into an amazing audiobook.[ CC]
3-May4pm - 5:30pmhttps://fv20fightinginjustice.eventbrite.caFIGHTING INJUSTICE WITH FICTION
Kagiso Molope, Adnan Khan, and Danny Ramadan discuss love, grief, and the pursuit of justice in their powerfully gripping novels with moderator Wayne Grady. [CC]
3-May8pm - 9pmhttps://fv20thepoliticsoftheatre.eventbrite.caTHE POLITICS OF THEATRE
Dora-award winning playright Makame Simamba and producer Catherine Hernandez of bcurrent discuss political theatre and the politics of theatre [CC]
4-May8pm - 9:30pmhttps://fv20fiveyearsoffold.eventbrite.caFIVE YEARS OF FOLD
Artistic Director and founder Jael Richardson and Communications Coordinator Amanda Leduc reflect on the past five years of FOLD with Steven Beattie from Quill & Quire. [CC]

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