september, 2021

23sep12:00 pm3:00 pmAuthor Signings @ Queen BooksFarzana Doctor, Hana Shafi12:00 pm - 3:00 pm(GMT-04:00) View in my time

Speakers for this event

  • Farzana Doctor

    Farzana Doctor

    Author

    Farzana Doctor is a writer, activist, and psychotherapist. She has been writing all of her life but it became a more regular practice around 2000, when she began writing her first novel, Stealing Nasreen, which was published by Inanna in 2007. Her second novel, Six Metres of Pavement, won a 2012 Lambda Literary Award and was short-listed for the 2012 Toronto Book Award. In 2017 it was voted the One Book One Brampton 2017 winner. Her third novel, All Inclusive was a Kobo 2015 and National Post Best Book of the Year.

    Author

  • Hana Shafi

    Hana Shafi

    Author, Illustrator

    Hana Shafi (a.k.a. Frizz Kid) is a writer and artist. Her visual art and writing frequently explores themes such as feminism, body politics, racism, and pop culture. Her first book, It Begins with the Body, was listed by CBC as one of the Best Poetry Books of 2018. A graduate of Ryerson University’s Journalism Program, she has published articles in The Walrus, Hazlitt, THIS Magazine, and Torontoist, and has been featured on Buzzfeed, CBC, and in Flare, Shameless, and The New York Times. Known on Instagram for her weekly affirmation series, Shafi is the recipient of the 2017 Women Who Inspire Award, from the Canadian Council for Muslim Women. Born in Dubai, Shafi immigrated with her family to Mississauga, Ontario, in 1996. She lives and works in Toronto.

    Author, Illustrator

Event Details

Join featured Word On The Street authors for a live book signing at Queen Books, located at 914 Queen Street East in Toronto (Google Maps). Supported by The City of Toronto. #ShowLoveTO

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