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An Evening with Antonio Michael Downing

Author of Saga Boy in Partnership with Wordsworth Books

2021-02-18 19:00:00 2021-02-18 20:00:00 America/New_York An Evening with Antonio Michael Downing VIRTUAL Online

Thursday, February 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-18 19:00:00 2021-02-18 20:00:00 America/New_York An Evening with Antonio Michael Downing VIRTUAL Online

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Antonio Michael Downing grew up in southern Trinidad, Northern Ontario, Scarborough, and Kitchener. He is a musician, writer, and activist based in Toronto. His 2010 debut novel, Molasses (Blaurock Press), was published to critical acclaim. In 2017 he was named by the RBC Taylor Prize as one of Canada's top Emerging Authors for non-fiction. He performs and composes music as John Orpheus. His new book Saga Boy: My Life in Blackness and Becoming is an an enthralling, deeply personal account of a young immigrant's search for belonging and Black identity amid the long-lasting effects of cultural dislocation. Meet Antonio Michael as he engages in a candid discussion on his writing and his experiences with writer and activist Fitsum Areguy. 

Learn more about Antonio Michael Downing and read his full bio here

Learn more about Fitsum Areguy and read his full bio here

This program is brought to you in partnership with Wordsworth Books in Waterloo.

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Programmer: Nancy

AGE GROUP: | Adults 19+ |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Clubs, Writing and Authors |

TAGS: | Black History | Author Event |

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