It’s Canada Day and Pride Weekend. Here’s what I’m doing today: Click to read Desi News.
Many thanks to Carole Giangrande for including a review of Six Metres of Pavement in her recent podcast, Words To Go. Listen here and click on Podcast #28 and click on the grey “pod” button. It begins at the 12 minute mark of the podcast.
Thanks to May Lui for this review!
Thanks to Ed Brown from the Globe and Mail for this review:
“…the characters are refreshingly genuine. Throughout, Doctor skillfully plays with concepts of motion, migration and movement, both physical and emotional… Doctor brings alive with great skill the streetscape of the diverse Toronto neighbourhood known as Little Portugal.”
Thanks to Susan G. Cole for this is NOW Magazine review. 4/5 stars!
I hope you’ll join us at the launch. More info:
NOW Columnist Susan G. Cole and author Farzana Doctor share an intimate conversation about writing, neighbourhoods and how we get over the worst mistakes of our lives at the launch of Farzana’s new book, Six Metres of Pavement. Joining in the celebration will be Toronto musician Sarah Greene who will play songs from her debut solo album, Toronto Blues, and local storytelling group 10 1/2 stories who will invite audience members to tell their true-life tales about the worst mistakes of their lives.
Monday March 7th, 2011,
Doors open at 7:00 for a 7:30 start. Admission is $5.oo; FREE with a book purchase.
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto