Freedom to Read

Marie Hélène Poitras

Freedom to Read

Marie Hélène Poitras

6:30pm

Tuesday, September 26, 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 Marie Hélène Poitras.

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 Marie Hélène Poitras.

Free
Reading

Featured Authors

Marie Hélène Poitras was born in Ottawa and lives in Montreal. She received the Prix Anne-Hébert for her first novel, Soudain le Minotaure (2002, reissued by Alto in 2022; Suddenly the Minotaur, DC Books, 2006). Her short story collection La mort de Mignonne et autres histoires (Alto, 2017) was a finalist for the Prix des libraires du Québec. While Griffintown (Prix France-Québec and finalist for the Prix Ringuet) was inspired by her experience as a carriage driver in Old Montreal.

Read more about Marie Hélène Poitras

6:30pm

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

West Bays

15 mins

How to attend

This FREE event is open to the public

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