Details

Date : October 5, 2020
Where : Virtual
Time : 7:30 p.m.
Prices : Starting at $25

Logo Read for the CureRead for the Cure is an inspiring annual literary event where book lovers come together with bestselling authors for an incredible evening to support cancer research.

 

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Receive three books by the featured authors, compliments of Penguin Random House Canada, delivered right to your door!
  • Q&A session with the authors & exclusive giveaways during our virtual event this fall
  • Enjoy connecting with your favourite authors from the comfort of your own home

 

This edition of Read for the Cure features:

 

SAMRA HABIB

SAMRA HABIB
SAMRA HABIB is a writer, photographer, and activist. As a journalist she’s covered topics ranging from fashion trends and Muslim dating apps to the rise of Islamophobia in the US. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Advocate, and her photo project, "Just Me and Allah," has been featured in... + Read more
 

SEAN MICHAELS

SEAN MICHAELS
SEAN MICHAELS is a novelist, short-story writer and critic. Born in Stirling, Scotland, and raised in Ottawa, he eventually settled in Montreal, where he founded the pioneering music blog Said the Gramophone. His award-winning writing has also appeared in The Observer, McSweeney’s, The Guardian, Pitchfork, Maisonneuve, and The Globe and Mail. Sean’s debut novel... + Read more
 

ANITA RAU BADAMI

ANITA RAU BADAMI
ANITA RAU BADAMI’s first novel was the bestseller Tamarind Woman. Her bestselling second novel, The Hero’s Walk, won the Regional Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and Italy’s Premio Berto, was named a Washington Post Best Book, longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award and the Orange Prize for Fiction, and ... + Read more
 

EMCEE: LUCY VAN OLDENBARNEVELD

LUCY VAN OLDENBARNEVELD
LUCY VAN OLDENBARNEVELD is the host of CBC News Ottawa. Her work with CBC has seen her reporting on major stories across the country. She has reported on a number of significant Canadian events, and is involved with providing journalism training in different parts of Africa - most recently in Abuja, Nigeria. Before coming to Ottawa, she was the host/reporter of the afternoon radio show at CBC Whitehorse.

Useful info

  • Tickets are available in two formats:
    • Digital Event + Books: provides you with the three books of the authors above, delivered straight to your doorstep, as well as a ticket to our digital event, hosted by a superstar emcee.
    • Digital Event Only: provides you with a ticket to our digital event where you can experience a unique discussion between the authors and the emcee about their experiences and stories.
  • We also have a VIP Ticket option for exclusive access to all five 2020 Read for the Cure events available with or without the books.
  • More information is available directly on our Eventbrite page.

Schedule

  • Coming soon!

Thank you to our 2020 Read for the Cure Partners

 

 

 

 

 

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with support from Purolator & The Great Little Box Company

Questions?

For any question, please contact us at
514 861-9227
Toll-free: 1 888 766-2262
rftc@src-crs.ca

 

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