The HSW Literary Agency


Celebrate the spring with an HSWLA author reading!

And they say that the fall is publishing’s biggest season!

The next few weeks are proving to be busy ones for HSW Literary Agency authors. In addition to Martin Mordecai‘s Diaspora Dialogues reading on Thursday, May 19, there are a number of scheduled appearances to highlight.

YA Author Richard ScarsbrookFirst up is Richard Scarsbrook, whose story “The Third Ring”  has just received an honourable mention from the judge of the Fish One-Page Prize, at the Four Corners Branch of the Brampton Library.

  • What:Reading and discussion with Richard Scarsbrook.
  • When: Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:30 a.m.
  • Where: Brampton Library, Four Corners Branch, 65 Queen Street East, Brampton, ON
  • How: For further details, see the library’s announcement, or contact the library’s youth services coordinator, Surita Dey: or 905-793-4636, ext. 4354.

Less than a week later, on Wednesday, May 11, Richard will be appearing at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre in celebration of the Forest of Reading Festival of Trees. Richard’s latest novel for young adults, The Monkeyface Chronicles, is one of the nominees for the 2011 White Pine Award. Tickets are still available for the 1 p.m. award ceremony at which there will be ample opportunity to visit with Richard and his fellow nominees.

May Lou Zeitoun authorOn Sunday, May 15, Mary Lou Zeitoun, the author of the award-winning novel 13, puts great writing to use in support of the Canadian Palestinian Educational Exchange, a non-governmental organization dedicated to the education of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon. Reading along with Mary Lou are Ava Homa and Yasin.

  • What:Benefit for CEPAL, featuring Mary Lou Zeitoun, Ava Homa, and Yasin.
  • When: Sunday, May 15, 2011 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street, Toronto, ON
  • How: Donations are welcome, and refreshments will be provided. For further details, see the Beit Zatoun website.
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