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Weekly Roundup: Open Book: Toronto

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In case you missed it, here is an update of all the interviews and features on Open Book: Toronto this week.

Kate Cayley, author of When This World Comes to an End (Brick Books), speaks to Open Book Toronto in the latest feature. Read the interview here.

Metal on Ice (Dundurn) author Sean Kelly takes on the Proust Questionnaire, somehow managing to fit Jesus Christ, Eddie van Halen, and Walt Whitman into his responses. Read his answers here.

Calgary writer Kim Firmston interviews multi-genre author Lorna Schultz Nicholson about her commitment to literacy in Canada and what influenced her early writing. She discusses the reasons young people need their own genre and how YA fiction addresses issues specific to their development. Read the full interview here.

Coming up this weekend at the Toronto Reference Library as part of International Games at Your Library Day is the WordPlay Festival. The Festival, on November 16, will highlight video games that focus on words and text in the game. To find out more about what that experience might entail, read the Open Book Toronto interview with festival director Jim Munroe.

And don't miss the photos from the Pajama Press Annual Fall Book Launch and Art Show! Photographer Lisa Myers covered the November 7 event for Open Book. Check out all the fun here.

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