Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 7:00 PM
Book Launch

The Monarch Tavern

12 Clinton St
Toronto M6J 2N8
Cost: FREE

Celebrate the launch of 1979: A Novel by Ray Robertson. Presented by Biblioasis and the IFOA, with author Ray Robertson in attendance.

robertson-ray-1979Robertson’s art is as character-driven as Mordecai Richler’s … he wants us to behave better and doesn’t care who he angers along the way. – The Globe and Mail





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Toronto Lit Up is a three year initiative, spearheaded by the Toronto Arts Council and IFOA, designed to spotlight Toronto’s writers and empower local artists with career-building opportunities. Click here for more information.

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  • Ray Robertson

    Ray Robertson is the author of the novels Home Movies, Heroes, Moody Food, Gently Down the Stream, What Happened Later, David, I Was There the Night He Died, and 1979, as well as three books of non-fiction, Mental Hygiene: Essays on Writers and Writing, Why Not? Fifteen Reasons to Live, and Lives of the Poets (with Guitars).  His work has been translated into several languages.  Born and raised in Southwestern Ontario, he lives in Toronto.