Festival Weekend – September 26-27

september, 2020

26sep7:00 pm7:45 pmVirtual EventCrosshairsSamia Madwar, Catherine Hernandez7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST

Event Details

A reading and discussion with author Catherine Hernandez. Moderated by Samia Madwar. Closed captioning sponsored by Another Story Bookshop.

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Speakers

Catherine Hernandez

Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer brown femme author and artistic director of b current performing arts. She is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese, and Indian heritage, and she is married into the Navajo Nation. Hernandez is the author of the acclaimed and award-winning novel Scarborough. Crosshairs is her second novel.

Samia Madwar

Samia Madwar is the managing editor at The Walrus. She is also a member of the Magazines Canada board of directors and the Inuit Art Quarterly editorial advisory council. 

Books

Crosshairs

In a terrifyingly familiar near-future, with massive floods that lead to rampant homelessness and devastation, a government-sanctioned regime seizes the opportunity to force communities of colour, the disabled and the LGBTQ2S into labour camps in the city of Toronto. Meanwhile, in the shadows, a new hero emerges when a queer Black performer and his allies join forces to rise up against this oppressive regime.

With her signature prose, Catherine Hernandez creates a cautionary tale filled with fierce and vibrant characters that explores the universal desire to thrive, to love and to be loved.

AuthorCatherine Hernandez

Time

(Saturday) 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm EST

Partners

Another Story Bookshop

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