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Literary event listings: Aug. 21–27, 2017


Philippa Dowding: Reading from Carter and the Curious Maze at the CNE’s Family Day. Alberta Circle, Scadding Cabin, CNE Grounds, Toronto. 1 p.m.

Sarah Meehan-Sirk: Launching The Dead Husband Project. Burdock, 1184 Bloor St. W., Toronto. 6 p.m. Free


Ann Y.K. Choi: Vincent Lam interviews debut novelist Choi about Kay’s Lucky Coin Variety, a story of a young Korean Canadian girl who will not give up on her dreams. Wine Garden Stage, Heritage Court, Exhibition Place, Toronto. 6 p.m. Free with CNE admission

Naben Ruthnum: Launching the book Curry. Librairie Drawn & Quarterly, 211 Bernard Ouest, Montrel. 7 p.m. Free


Book Ride 2017: The Reading Line literary festival returns with a group bicycle tour in the Don River Valley, featuring Jane Farrow, author of Any Other Way: How Toronto Got Queer. Children’s Peace Theatre, 305 Dawes Rd., Toronto. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free (registration required)

Send listings for any Canadian literary events to events@quillandquire.com. Please include within the body of your email: name of event/featured author, a brief description, venue, street address, city, start time, cost of admission, and contact phone number or website. Q&Q is happy to list general information for literary festivals, but cannot list individual sessions. Events must be received by noon Thursday for the following week’s listings.