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Toronto event: Leftwords Festival of Books and Ideas

May 4th, 2012     by Julia Horel     Comments

Come and hang out with some of your Shameless team at the Leftwords Festival of Books and Ideas this weekend! We will be selling magazines and subscriptions at a bargain, and some merch too!

Don’t miss Editorial and Art Director Sheila Sampath’s talk, as well as featured speaker Michele Landsberg.

Sunday May 6, 11 am - 5 pm, Free Ryerson Student Centre, 55 Gould Street

Smart writers. Critical Perspectives. Great deals.

Frederick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many kinds of freedom, but reading is still the path. - Carl Sagan

LeftWords Festival of Books and Ideas celebrates the work of Canadian and international writers whose work appears in books and magazines by independent publishers.

Join us for author events, presentations, and workshops, and a fantastic book fair. Find great titles and great deals on books from Between the Lines, Coach House, Fernwood, Merlin Press, Monthly Review Press, New Press, Pambazuka Press, Pluto Press, Purich Publishing, Red Quill Books, Zed books, and others, plus great independent magazines like Shameless, New Internationalist,, Our Times, Alternatives, This Magazine, and more. The LeftWords program is subject to change and grow. See and the Mayworks Facebook page for program updates.

Keynote speaker - Michele Landsberg

Introduction by Antonia Zerbisias. Two-time National Newspaper Award-winning journalist Michele Landsberg, author of Writing the Revolution, will give a high-spirited look at feminism, from the revolutionary years to the current revival. Antonia Zerbisias is an award winning journalist and columnist for the Toronto Star.

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