The phrase can you hear me now? has become ubiquitous in the age of digital meetings, but also speaks to global movements for change that call for marginalized voices to be represented, celebrated and heard. TIFA is proud to present a new collection of writing that responds to this phrase, penned by some of the world’s most distinct voices. Tune in daily to hear authors read their newly commissioned work.
Toronto-based author Shani Mootoo, shortlisted for the 2020 Scotiabank Giller Prize, has returned to the Festival, this time to share her commissioned piece reflecting on the effects of the pandemic and the stories that have been brought to light. It is a powerful piece by the award-winning novelist that you will not want to miss.
Generously Supported by Jack Curtin and Beth Nowers