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Tightrope Books Writers at Toronto Public Library Events

By Tightrope Books | April 21st, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Emily Pohl-Weary (Iron-on Constellations), Paul Hong (Your Love is Murder or The Case of the Mangled Pie) and Sandra Kasturi (The Animal Bridegroom) will all be appearing as part of Toronto Public Library’s series Foresight: Speculative Fiction in Canada.

Tuesday, April 29, 7 p.m.

HOWTO write and publish genre fiction
A panel discussion with local authors Jim Munroe, Emily Pohl-Weary, Kristyn Dunnion and Paul Hong
Location: Eatonville Library, 430 Burnhamthorpe Rd.

Thursday, May 8, 5 p.m.
Learn about making a graphic novel with Emily Pohl-Weary and Willow Dawson, creators of Violet Miranda: Girl Pirate
Location: Centennial Library, 578 Finch Ave. W.

Monday, May 26, 7 p.m.
Noted feminists, poets and SF authors Candas Jane Dorsey, Paula Johanson, Sandra Kasturi and Phyllis Gotlieb read from and discuss their poetry. Q&A; and book-signing to follow.
Location: Oakwood Village Library, 341 Oakwood Ave.

Emily Pohl-Weary Featured on Open Book Toronto

By Tightrope Books | February 24th, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Emily Pohl-Weary, author of Iron-on Constellations, is featured in an Authorviews video on Open Book Toronto:

“In this AuthorViews video, Toronto author Emily Pohl-Weary discusses her young adult novel, Strange Times as Western High: A Natalie Fuentes Mystery (Annick Press, 2006). Pohl-Weary is the author of Iron-on Constellations (Tightrope Books, 2005) and A Girl Like Sugar (McGilligan Books, 2004), and co-author of Better to Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril (Between the Lines, 2002). She is the editor of the anthology Girls Who Bite Back (Sumach Press, 2004), and the editor of the zine kiss machine.”

Check out the video here.