Tonight in the Brigantine Room (235 Queens Quay West, 8 p.m.) the shortlisted authors for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize will read from their nominated works. On hand will be Trevor Cole, Emma Donoghue, Michael Helm, Michael Winter, and Kathleen Winter, with hosting duties handled by Andrew Pyper. At the Fleck Dance Theatre (207 Queens Quay West, 8 p.m.) SPACE channel’s Mark Askwith interviews novelists William Gibson and David Mitchell (Jared Bland hosts), while the Lakeside Terrace (235 Queens Quay West, 8 p.m.) has Myla Goldberg, Eshkol Nevo, David Rakoff, and Julie Roorda reading from their latest books. The reading is hosted by Kyle Buckley and includes a door prize of a library valued at $500 donated by Random House of Canada. And over at the Studio Theatre (235 Queens Quay West, 8 p.m.) Eleanor Catton, Adam Gopnik, M.T. Kelly, and Adam Lewis Schroeder all read from their latest works. Jacob McArthur Mooney hosts, and the event includes a $500 door prize donated by Douglas & McIntyre.
For ticket information and a full IFoA schedule go here.