Freedom to Read Week 2009 - Closer to the Land: Freedom of Expression and the Environment

Date: 
Friday, February 27, 2009
Location: 
Toronto: Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge St.

CJFE will have a display table at PEN Canada’s annual Freedom to Read Week event at the Toronto Public Library. The event will focus on Freedom of Expression and the environment.

Panelists:
Ken McGoogan: Biographer and historian, author of Race to the Polar Sea: the Heroic Adventures of Elisha Kent Kane.
Trevor Herriot: Naturalist, writer, illustrator, author of the mulitple-award-winning book River in a Dry Land, and the recently released Grass, Sky, Song, Promise and Peril in the World of Grassland Birds.
Taras Grescoe: Non-fiction writer and author of Bottomfeeder: How to Eat Ethically in a World of Vanishing Seafood.
Sarah Harmer: Music icon and environmental activist.

Host:
Matt Galloway, host of Here and Now on CBC Radio One.

Tickets:
$10

For more information please < ahref="http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca" target="_blank">visit the Toronto Library website.