IFOA Markham is an event organized by the Markham Arts Council, a non-profit organization in Markham that focuses on supporting, promoting and fostering the arts in our community.
Each year, IFOA Markham has been held in different locations across Markham.
IFOA 2011 took place at the Markham Museum and featured authors Francisco Goldman, Shilpi Somaya Gowda, Dany Laferriere, and Bharati Mukherjee (host: Thom Ernst).
IFOA 2012 was held at Flato Markham Theatre and featured Ayesha Chatterjee, Marjorie Celona, Chan Koonchung and Giller-winner Vincent Lam (host: Bert Archer).
Generally About Books was a community partner for IFOA Markham 2012. Read the blog on IFOA-2012. Click here: An evening of rain & readings.
This year, Markham Arts Council is proud to host IFOA Markham at the newly inaugurated Cornell Community Centre and Library- and we’re thrilled to celebrate women’s literature with an all-female lineup of authors: Janie Chang, Lauren B. Davis, (Dame) Margaret Drabble and Nicole Lundrigan (hosted by Bert Archer).
Generally About Books will be a media partner.
So, what's the Third Annual International Festival of Authors 2013?
It'll be an evening of delicious food and drink, stellar author readings and book signings, a curated literary exhibit and much much more.
Date: Friday November 1st, 2013,
Venue: Cornell Community Centre and Library (3201 Bur Oak Ave, Markham).
The evening will begin at 6:30pm (doors open at 6pm) with a Meet & Greet the Authors Reception, followed by readings and book signings. ($50.00).
If guests prefer to only attend the readings, they can opt for the readings-only ticket, and arrive at 8pm for a night of stories we won’t soon forget!($18.00).
For more information click here: ifoamarkham
Images: Courtesy IFOA-Markham.
Copyrights: Lauren Davis (c) Helen Tansey, Margaret Drabble (c) Ruth Corney,