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21 Feb 2012

Canadian-born author Zetta Elliott reflects on the status of black authors in the Canadian publishing industry.

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19 Jan 2012
Q&A with author Charm Darby

Sway catches up with the financial services professional turned author to discuss her new book, ‘Joyful, Soulful Sex’ and the one that made her a name more than a decade ago.

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9 Nov 2011
Esi Edugyan wins $50,000 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Esi Edugyan, Calgary-born daughter of Ghanaian immigrants, was awarded the $50,000 Giller Prize — Canada’s richest literary award — at a gala ceremony in Toronto Tuesday night for her second novel, Half-Blood Blues.

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2 Nov 2011
Literature for Life’s Black, White and Read All Over Gala a success

Literature for Life’s Third Annual Black, White and Read All Over Fundraising Gala was held October 26, on the 40th floor of the posh RBC Tower downtown Toronto.

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24 Oct 2011
A look at Kingston’s Return author Fimo Mitchell

The Journalism graduate-turned author discusses his disappointment with mainstream news coverage and how the experience of teaching abroad in China led to his career change.

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7 Oct 2011
Sister Souljah’s triumphant return to Toronto

Nearly 300 people attended the two-hour book launch held at Ontario Institute for Studies Education (OISE), for Sister Souljah’s fourth work Midnight and the Meaning of Love, originally released in November 2010.

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6 Oct 2011
Leadership with a Difference: A Look at Lola Gray

The Jamaican born child advocate, who spent 39 years as a teacher and school principal in Canada, Jamaica and the Bahamas, is also the author of Transformational Leadership taking Responsibility for Successful Schools: a guide for educators that offers a fresh perspective on how to lead people so that they can view their work as a calling instead of a job.

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29 Sep 2011
Soulful Expressions presents Half of A Yellow Sun

For this month, group member Shawnette has chosen Half of A Yellow Sun by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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11 Aug 2011
Gabby’s Gift: a mother’s diary on raising a special needs child

Sharon Ennis shares with brutal honesty the experience of caring for a daughter diagnosed with the most severe form of spina bifida, a birth defect caused by an improperly formed spinal cord.

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10 Aug 2011
Soulful Expressions presents The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

For the month of August, group member Carlene has chosen The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot.