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The Writing Life: A Forum Discussion

The Writing Life: A Forum Discussion
7 Hart House Circle, Hart House Library
Time: Mar 9th, 6:30 pm End: Mar 9th, 8:30 pm
Interest Categories: Religion, Study of (FAS), Psychology, Philosophy (UTSC), Philosophy (UTM), Philosophy (FAS), Linguistics (FAS), Language Studies (UTM), Information, Faculty of, English and Drama (UTM), English (UTSC), English (FAS), Education, Drama, Theatre, Performance Studies (FAS), Critical Theory, Comparative Literature (FAS), Communications, Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (UTM), Book History/Print Culture, Art (FAS), 2000-
Roundtable discussion with published authors and literary agents

Presented by the Hart House Literary & Library Committee   

Details: Learn more about the process, challenges, craft and business of writing with this incredible forum discussion opportunity featuring published authors and established literary agents. The panelists will feature newly-published UofT graduate and author Aya Tsintziras, award-winning author Emily Pohl-Weary, and literary agents Sam Hiyate and Ali McDonald from The Rights Factory. Fri., March 9 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the Hart House Library. FREE
When: Friday, March 9, 2012 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. 
Where: Hart House Library, Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, University of Toronto (St. George Campus), Toronto.
Cost: FREE
For more information, please contact:
Beth Dranoff, Senior Communications Officer, Hart House
Event information website 
Facebook event page 
About the Panelists:

  • Aya Tsintziras is a recent UofT graduate with an Honours BA in Book & Media Studies and Political Science. Her novel Pretty Bones was recently published.
  • Emily Pohl-Weary is an award-winning author of five books, and is currently revising a new young adult novel to be published by Penguin in 2013.
  • Sam Hiyate has an esteemed roster of both fiction and non-fiction writers through his agency, The Rights Factory, which he co-founded with partner Christos Grivas.
  • Ali McDonald specializes in children's literature of all kinds, and works primarily with debut authors. Ali is open to anything, building her list on strong voices with original stories.

The Rights Factory is a boutique agency that deals in intellectual property rights for entertainment products, including books, comics & graphic novels, film, television, and video games. It was founded in 2004 by principal, Sam Hiyate, and partner, Christos Grivas.
The Hart House Literary & Library Committee provides opportunities to explore facets of the literary arts to students from all three UofT campuses.
About Hart House:
Hart House is a living laboratory of social, artistic, cultural and recreational experiences where all voices, rhythms and traditions converge.  As the vibrant home for the education of the mind, body and spirit envisioned by its founders, Hart House encourages and supports activities that provide spaces for awakening the capacity for self-knowledge and self-expression.

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