For the Love of Literacy: An Author’s Discussion with Ondaatje & Thistle


Join us for a virtual book discussion and Q&A with award-winning authors Michael Ondaatje and Jesse Thistle.

Proceeds from this event will go towards supporting Literal Change’s educational programs for marginalised and vulnerable communities in the GTA . Find out more at


Date: (Giving) Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Time: 7:00 PM ~ 8:15 PM EST

Admission: $20

Location: Online



7:00 PM- Introduction and Land Acknowledgement by Literal Change’s Executive Directors Martha and Robyn

7:05 PM – Michael Ondaatje interviewed by Eleanor Wachtel

7:15 PM – Short Reading by Ondaatje & Discussion

7:25 PM – Audience Q&A with Ondaatje

7:40 PM – Jesse Thistle Interview

7:50 PM – Short Reading by Jesse Thistle & Discussion

8:00 PM – Audience Q&A with Thistle

8:10 PM – Closing Statements