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THIN AIR 2008
September, 21 - 27, 2008

THIN AIR 2008 SCHEDULE
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September 25, 2008

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

RENCONTRE avec Éric Charlebois

Une rencontre avec un jeune poète franco-ontarien qui renouvelle la forme poétique et son expression publique.
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September 25, 2008

10:00 am - 11:00 am

READING/EXHIBIT: Irene Gammel

Irene Gammel is marking the centenary of Anne of Green Gables with a book and exhibit, both entitled Looking for Anne: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic.
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September 25, 2008

10:00 am - 11:15 am

SCHOOL STAGE: Susin Nielsen and Arthur Slade

The struggle to belong is one of the central stories of childhood. Susin Nielsen’s Word Nerd and Arthur Slade’s Jolted tell that story with rollicking good humour.
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September 25, 2008

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

READING: Larry Krotz

Writer, journalist, and acclaimed documentary film-maker, Larry Krotz has been active in many projects in Africa and gathers his challenging observations in The Uncertain Business of Doing Good.
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September 25, 2008

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

READING: Steven Galloway and Gerald Hill

Novelist Steven Galloway and poet Gerald Hill consider the challenges of living responsibility and responsively in our contemporary world.
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September 25, 2008

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

THE NOONER: Drew Hayden Taylor

Drew Hayden Taylor is making waves with The Night Wanderer, an adventure into "native gothic."
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September 25, 2008

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

SCHOOL STAGE: Susin Nielsen and Arthur Slade

The struggle to belong is one of the central stories of childhood. Susin Nielsen’s Word Nerd and Arthur Slade’s Jolted tell that story with rollicking good humour.
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September 25, 2008

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

AFTERNOON BOOK CHAT: Joseph Boyden and Marilyn Dumont

Marilyn Dumont and Joseph Boyden are helping to define Canada's burgeoning aboriginal literature scene.
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September 25, 2008

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

READING: Austin Clarke

Award-winning novelist Austin Clarke trains his eye and empathy on a Barbadian immigrant mother in Toronto watching her son get drawn into the city’s gang culture.
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September 25, 2008

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AROUND THE CITY: David Waltner-Toews

Writer-veterinarian David Waltner-Toews combines his passions with a new murder mystery, Fear of Landing, which features a Mennonite veterinarian-sleuth....
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September 25, 2008

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

LA PLUME ET LE PINCEAU

Joignez-vous aux improvisations littéraires et visuelles et flashes instantanés jumelant quatre écrivains et quatre artistes. Revivez les 4 premières années de La Plume et le Pinceau avec Le soleil est la première machine, un recueil en couleur regroupant des textes et tableaux de tous les auteurs ayant participé aux improvisations précédentes.
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September 25, 2008

10:30 pm - 11:30 pm

AFTER WORDS: Paul Quarrington

You probably know Paul Quarrington the acclaimed writer, but you should also know Paul Quarrington the lead singer/guitarist with “northern blues” band Porkbelly Futures. We get to hear him on his own—he’s a self-deprecating and sharp-witted lyricist with a voice to match.
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