Freedom to Read

Jamaluddin Aram

Freedom to Read

Jamaluddin Aram

6:30pm

Thursday, September 28, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Jamaluddin Aram.

Free
Reading

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public.

In support of a world free of censorship and book banning TIFA is showcasing the Sanctuary collection of the Toronto Public Library Sanctuary Collection of banned and challenged books.

Authors talk about a particular banned or challenged book that has been important to them and why we must always protect the freedom to read.

This reading will feature Jamaluddin Aram.

Free
Reading

Featured Authors

Jamaluddin Aram is a documentary filmmaker, producer, and writer from Kabul, Afghanistan. His works have appeared in Numero Cinq, The Write Launch and Cagibi literary magazine among others. His short story “This Hard Easy Life” was a finalist for RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers in 2020. He was mentored by Michael Christie for the Writers’ Trust of Canada Mentorship program for his book Marchoba, now titled Nothing Good Happens in Wazirabad on Wednesday. Jamaluddin has a bachelor’s degree in English and history from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He lives in Toronto.

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6:30pm

Thursday, September 28, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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