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IN THE BODY and on the road

ECW Press short stories CanadianWhen the weather cools each fall, the literary social calendar heats up as authors and book lovers alike flit from one reading to the next. Girl in Shades-author Allison Baggio will be especially busy this year, kicking off a series of events celebrating In the Body (ECW Press, October 2012) with an appearance at Toronto’s Word on the Street on Sunday, September 23. Appearing under the Great Books Marquee at 3:45 p.m., Allison will discuss the writer and the body with author Tamara Faith Berger (Maidenhead, Coach House Books) and poet Erin Knight (Chaser, House of Anansi). 

A collection of twelve short stories and a novella, In the Body builds on themes introduced in Girl in Shades to explore the uncommon variety of experiences and attitudes inspired by the human form. It will be published October 1, 2012, but is available for pre-order now.

  • What: Allison Baggio, Tamara Faith Berger and Erin Knight in discuss the body in literature as part of Toronto’s Word on the Street programming.
  • When: Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 3:45 p.m.
  • Where: Great Books Marquee, Queen’s Park Circle, Toronto, ON

Details of Allison’s additional Toronto readings, as well as appearances in Guelph, Burlington and Waterloo, to be confirmed. Stay tuned!

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