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Downtime: Catherine Hernandez

photo of artist Catherine Hernandez in a red top

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Downtime: Catherine Hernandez

Tuesday May 26, 2 pm

Join the AGO and the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) as they collaborate on a series of conversations with writers and artists on boredom, distraction, escapism and finding creativity during lockdown. This week author Catherine Hernandez joins Roland Gulliver, the Director of TIFA.‌ Introduced by Devyani Saltzman, Director of Public Programming.

Catherine Hernandez is a proud queer brown femme author and artistic director of b current performing arts. She is of Filipino, Spanish, Chinese, and Indian heritage, and she is married into the Navajo Nation. Hernandez is the author of the novel Scarborough, which is soon to be a motion picture; won the Jim Wong-Chu Award for the unpublished manuscript; was a finalist for the Toronto Book Awards, the Evergreen Forest of Reading Award, the Edmund White Award, and the Trillium Book Award; and was longlisted for Canada Reads. Crosshairs is her second novel. ‌‌‌

An accomplished cultural leader, Roland Gulliver is Director of TIFA, following 12 years with the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival.‌‌‌‌

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Join the AGO and the Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) as they collaborate on a series of conversations with writers and artists on boredom, distraction, escapism and finding creativity during lockdown. This week author Catherine Hernandez joins Roland Gulliver, the Director of TIFA.‌ Introduced by Devyani Saltzman, Director of Public Programming.

Downtime: Catherine Hernandez

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