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Side by side photos of Lily Chu and Sonya Singh

Reframing the Rom-Com: Lily Chu & Sonya Singh

October 02 at 7:30pm

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Dive in to two delightful debuts from Toronto-based rom-com authors Lily Chu and Sonya Singh. Chu’s The Stand-In reveals how a life can turn on its head when a young woman is asked to become an official stand in for a famous Chinese cinema actress with whom she shares an uncanny resemblance. Singh’s instant national bestseller, Sari, Not Sari, is an ode to her own personal dating experiences, and follows the adventures of a relationship-averse business woman trying to connect with her South Asian roots with the help of unlikely companion. The authors will share how they balance light-hearted storytelling with poignant themes of parental death, culture and identity.

This event will be moderated by Marlowe Granados.

Ticket Info:
Date & Time: October 2 at 7:30pm ET
Where: Lakeside Terrace at Harbourfront Centre
Duration: 60 minutes
Ticket prices: $17 – Regular; $12 – Youth; or Get a TIFA Pass
*This event will be followed by a book signing

Side by side photos of Lily Chu and Sonya Singh

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Sari, Not Sari by Sonya Singh book cover

Sari, Not Sari

2022

The Stand-In

2022

Reframing the Rom-Com: Lily Chu & Sonya Singh

October 02 at 7:30pm


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Lily Chu, a writer of romcoms, is photographed on Sept 22 2020.

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