Ida Jessen In Conversation with Anne Michaels


Join the Toronto International Festival of Authors, Archipelago Books, and Queen Books for a rare appearance by acclaimed Danish author, Ida Jessen, in conversation with Toronto’s Fifth Poet Laureate, Anne Michaels, at this special pre-Festival event. Widely considered to be the master of psychological realism in contemporary Danish fiction, Jessen will present her latest book: A Change of Time.

She sets her latest work in rural Denmark in the early 20th Century, and tells the intimate story of a schoolteacher after her husband passes away. Through unpacking A Change of Time, the conversation will explore the silent desires and grief that can transpire from rebuilding one’s identity, as well as a deep look at human innocence and fallibility.

Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP here.


Oct 22 2019


6:30 pm - 8:30 pm




Queen Books
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