2017 Festival Events

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Authors

Cherie Dimaline
Linden MacIntyre
Ed O’Loughlin
Michael Redhill
Michelle Winters
Tuesday, October 17

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Geoff Dembicki
Chris Turner
Tuesday, October 17

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Margriet Ruurs
Katie Smith Milway
Tuesday, October 17

10:00am - 11:15am

Authors

Mary Beth Leatherdale
Tuesday, October 17

10:00am - 11:00am

Authors

Cary Fagan
Kyo Maclear
Sydney Smith
Tuesday, October 17

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Event 6: Superstars x2

Granville Island Stage

Authors

Polly Horvath
Gordon Korman
Tuesday, October 17

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Cherie Dimaline
Ari Goelman
Tuesday, October 17

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Authors

Andy Jones
Tuesday, October 17

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Mahtab Narsimhan
Esta Spalding
Tuesday, October 17

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Suzette Mayr
Tom Perrotta
Tuesday, October 17

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Chris Turner
Tuesday, October 17

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Mandy Len Catron
Carrie Jenkins
Tuesday, October 17

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Linden MacIntyre
Tuesday, October 17

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Authors

Jenny Erpenbeck
Barbara Gowdy
Nicola Lagioia
Suzette Mayr
Linda Spalding
Ruth Ware
Tuesday, October 17

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Event 15: More Than A Good Whodunit

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Mark Billingham
Chris Brookmyre
Ann Cleeves
Ausma Zehanat Khan
Tuesday, October 17

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Karen Connelly
Tom Perrotta
Tuesday, October 17

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Ken Dryden
Tuesday, October 17

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Helen Humphreys
Kyo Maclear
Merilyn Simonds
Wednesday, October 18

10:00am - 11:30am

Event 19: Word! (1)

Granville Island Stage
Sold Out

Authors

Dean Atta
Sheniz Janmohamed
Ahmed Knowmadic
Wednesday, October 18

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

S.K. Ali
Sigmund Brouwer
Allan Stratton
Wednesday, October 18

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Cary Fagan
Andy Jones
Wednesday, October 18

10:00am - 11:30am

Event 22: Alchemy of a Book

Studio 1398
Sold Out

Authors

Sydney Smith
Esta Spalding
Wednesday, October 18

10:00am - 11:15am

Authors

Barbara Reid
Wednesday, October 18

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Authors

Gordon Korman
Wednesday, October 18

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Cecil Castellucci
Allan Stratton
Wednesday, October 18

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Event 26: A Big Difference

Studio 1398
Sold Out

Authors

Margriet Ruurs
Wednesday, October 18

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Mary Beth Leatherdale
Kathryn E. Shoemaker
Irene N. Watts
Wednesday, October 18

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Hart Hanson
Ausma Zehanat Khan
Ruth Ware
Wednesday, October 18

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Barbara Gowdy
Wednesday, October 18

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Jenny Erpenbeck
Ahmad Danny Ramadan
Wednesday, October 18

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Ann Cleeves
Wednesday, October 18

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Hart Hanson
Tom Perrotta
Esta Spalding
Wednesday, October 18

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Ali Cobby Eckermann
Witi Ihimaera
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Wednesday, October 18

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Nicole Krauss
Wednesday, October 18

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Doug Saunders
Wednesday, October 18

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Event 36: Live A Little

Granville Island Brewery Taproom
Sold Out

Authors

Mark Billingham
Chris Brookmyre
Thursday, October 19

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Ken McGoogan
Ed O’Loughlin
Paul Watson
Thursday, October 19

10:00am - 11:30am

Event 38: Van Slam Special

Performance Works
Sold Out
Thursday, October 19

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Polly Horvath
Maile Meloy
Thursday, October 19

10:00am - 11:15am

Authors

Sigmund Brouwer
Thursday, October 19

10:00am - 11:00am

Authors

Marie-Louise Gay
Barbara Reid
Sydney Smith
Thursday, October 19

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Event 42: Word! (2)

Granville Island Stage
Sold Out

Authors

Sheniz Janmohamed
Ahmed Knowmadic
Deanna Rodger
Thursday, October 19

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Authors

Johanna Wagstaffe
Thursday, October 19

1:00pm - 2:15pm

Event 44: To Be or Not To Be?

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Britt Wray
Thursday, October 19

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Fanny Britt
Cecil Castellucci
Thursday, October 19

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Event 46: Yes, You Can!

Revue Stage
Sold Out

Authors

S.K. Ali
Cherie Dimaline
Arushi Raina
Thursday, October 19

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Cherie Dimaline
Omar El Akkad
Alison Pick
Thursday, October 19

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Andrew O’Hagan
Diego Enrique Osorno
Thursday, October 19

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Authors

Sandra Perron
Thursday, October 19

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Authors

Dean Atta
Ahmed Knowmadic
Deanna Rodger
!Kona
Thursday, October 19

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Leanne Dunic
Thursday, October 19

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Adam Gopnik
Thursday, October 19

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

John Freeman
Heather O’Neill
Diego Enrique Osorno
Thursday, October 19

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Carol Bruneau
Cynthia Flood
Bill Gaston
Jessica Westhead
Deborah Willis
Friday, October 20

10:00am - 11:30am

Event 55: Life Drawing

Granville Island Stage

Authors

Helen Humphreys
Witi Ihimaera
Sayed Kashua
Eileen Myles
Friday, October 20

10:00am - 11:30am

Event 56: Out of Character

Performance Works
Sold Out

Authors

Claire Cameron
Wayne Johnston
Linden MacIntyre
Kathleen Winter
Friday, October 20

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Robyn Harding
Kate Hilton
Jennifer Robson
Friday, October 20

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Marie-Louise Gay
Friday, October 20

10:00am - 11:30am

Authors

Angie Abdou
Fanny Britt
Maia Caron
Kevin Hardcastle
Friday, October 20

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

James Maskalyk
Friday, October 20

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Event 61: Poets in the House

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Kim Addonizio
Hera Lindsay Bird
Dennis Lee
Eileen Myles
Friday, October 20

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Authors

Ken McGoogan
Ed O’Loughlin
Friday, October 20

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Event 63: The Pull of History

Revue Stage
Sold Out

Authors

Sarah Dunant
Jennifer Robson
Linda Spalding
Friday, October 20

6:00pm - 7:15pm

Event 64: The Proper Study of Mankind

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Durga Chew-Bose
Adam Gopnik
Andrew O’Hagan
Friday, October 20

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Authors

Kim Addonizio
Hera Lindsay Bird
Friday, October 20

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Authors

Gurjinder Basran
Fanny Britt
Karen Connelly
Kate Hilton
Friday, October 20

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Event 67: The Literary Cabaret

Performance Works
Sold Out

Authors

Camille Bordas
John Boyne
Sarah Dunant
Omar El Akkad
Grace O’Connell
Sylvian Prudhomme
Friday, October 20

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Event 68: Our Home and Adopted Land

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Adam Gopnik
Sayed Kashua
Friday, October 20

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Eileen Myles
Friday, October 20

8:30pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Zoey Leigh Peterson
Hera Lindsay Bird
Dina Del Bucchia
Leanne Dunic
Saturday, October 21

10:30am - 12:00pm

Authors

Nicola Lagioia
Jon McGregor
Maile Meloy
Alison Pick
Saturday, October 21

10:30am - 12:00pm

Authors

Nathan Englander
Cary Fagan
Kathleen Winter
Saturday, October 21

10:30am - 12:00pm

Authors

Camille Bordas
John Boyne
Wayne Johnston
Saturday, October 21

10:30am - 12:00pm

Authors

David Chariandy
Matthew Dickman
Kevin Hardcastle
Saturday, October 21

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Authors

Carol Bruneau
David Chariandy
Dawn Dumont
Eliza Robertson
Saturday, October 21

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Authors

Jónína Kirton
Cecily Nicholson
Tetsuro Shigematsu
Saturday, October 21

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Event 77: Fact AND Fiction

Studio 1398
Sold Out

Authors

Cary Fagan
Sylvian Prudhomme
Akhil Sharma
Saturday, October 21

2:00pm - 3:30pm

Authors

Sarah de Leeuw
Durga Chew-Bose
Saturday, October 21

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Authors

Jordan Abel
Maia Caron
Ali Cobby Eckermann
Ayelet Tsabari
Saturday, October 21

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Authors

Angie Abdou
Gurjinder Basran
Alison Pick
Saturday, October 21

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Authors

Peter Darbyshire
Lydia Kwa
Saturday, October 21

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Authors

Caroline Adderson
John Freeman
Jon McGregor
Eliza Robertson
Saturday, October 21

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Authors

Kim Addonizio
Hera Lindsay Bird
Matthew Dickman
Ali Cobby Eckermann
Jordan Mounteer
Jan Zwicky
Saturday, October 21

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Authors

Jon McGregor
Maile Meloy
Grace O’Connell
Saturday, October 21

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Authors

Andrew O’Hagan
Sunday, October 22

10:30am - 12:00pm

Event 87: In the Name of the Family

Waterfront Theatre
Sold Out

Authors

Sarah Dunant
Sunday, October 22

10:30am - 12:00pm

Authors

Andy Jones
Sunday, October 22

11:00am - 1:00pm

Event 89: The Sunday Brunch

Performance Works
Sold Out

Authors

John Boyne
Claire Cameron
Karen Connelly
Nathan Englander
Merilyn Simonds
Deborah Willis
Sunday, October 22

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Authors

Margaret Atwood
Dennis Lee
Jan Zwicky
Sunday, October 22

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Authors

Ayelet Tsabari
Karen Shklanka
Jami Macarty
Kevin Spenst
Elee Kraljii Gardiner
Shazia Hafiz Ramji
Fiona Tinwei Lam
Sunday, October 22

1:30pm - 3:00pm

Emerge

Studio 1398
Sunday, October 22

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Event 92: The Afternoon Tea

Performance Works
Sold Out

Authors

Cynthia Flood
Bill Gaston
Jon McGregor
Zoey Leigh Peterson
Akhil Sharma
Jessica Westhead
Sunday, October 22

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Authors

Margaret Atwood
Sunday, October 22

8:00pm - 9:30pm

Event 93: Writing Now

Granville Island Stage
Sold Out

Authors

Margaret Atwood
Andrew O’Hagan