Toronto Lit Up: Eight Strings by Margaret DeRosia

Margaret DeRosia

Toronto Lit Up: Eight Strings by Margaret DeRosia

Margaret DeRosia

7:00pm

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Join Margaret DeRosia on Wednesday, March 15th at 7pm ET to celebrate the launch of Eight Strings (Simon and Schuster Canada) at Glad Day Bookshop. Margaret will be reading from her enthralling debut novel, and will be available for a Q&A and book signing.

The event doors will open at 7pm, but the bookshop will be open beforehand if you’d like to browse. During the event, the Glad Day café will be open for food and drinks, plus some other celebratory treats will be served.

Copies of Eight Strings will be available for sale courtesy of Glad Day.

Glad Day Bookshop
499 Church St, Toronto


Toronto Lit Up is a multi-year initiative, started in 2016 by the Toronto International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council, to spotlight Toronto writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Between April 2016 and June 2022, Toronto Lit Up has presented 137 events to launch 161 books by 236 Toronto authors. Toronto Lit Up book launches take place throughout the year at venues across the city. They are open to the public and free to attend. Click here for more information.

    

Toronto Lit Up

Join Margaret DeRosia on Wednesday, March 15th at 7pm ET to celebrate the launch of Eight Strings (Simon and Schuster Canada) at Glad Day Bookshop. Margaret will be reading from her enthralling debut novel, and will be available for a Q&A and book signing.

The event doors will open at 7pm, but the bookshop will be open beforehand if you’d like to browse. During the event, the Glad Day café will be open for food and drinks, plus some other celebratory treats will be served.

Copies of Eight Strings will be available for sale courtesy of Glad Day.

Glad Day Bookshop
499 Church St, Toronto


Toronto Lit Up is a multi-year initiative, started in 2016 by the Toronto International Festival of Authors and the Toronto Arts Council, to spotlight Toronto writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Between April 2016 and June 2022, Toronto Lit Up has presented 137 events to launch 161 books by 236 Toronto authors. Toronto Lit Up book launches take place throughout the year at venues across the city. They are open to the public and free to attend. Click here for more information.

    

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A former waitress, ballerina, bookseller, and film publicist, Margaret DeRosia is a writer, editor, and historian originally from Michigan. She received her BA in Comparative Literature from the University of Michigan and her PhD from the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California at Santa Cruz, where her dissertation, Detecting Desire: Envisioning Film Noir, was a Society for Cinema and Media Studies’ finalist for dissertation of the year. Margaret has taught film history, literature and digital media studies at the Universities of California at Berkeley and Santa Cruz, Sonoma State University, the California College of Art, and Western University. Her debut novel, Eight Strings, was an instant bestseller in Canada, a work of queer historical fiction set in the glittering milieu of late nineteenth-century Venetian marionette theater (Simon & Schuster Canada, 2023). Currently, she resides in Toronto with her wife and two cats.

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7:00pm

Wednesday, March 15, 2023

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