Eric Walters and Teresa Toten will be appearing together at the Forest of Reading Festival in Toronto, Tuesday, May 15, 1:00 pm.
Forest of Reading® Festival of Trees™, the Ontario-wide Children’s Choice Award programme, returns to Harbourfront Centre for a two-day dose of award ceremonies, fun workshops, author signings, and other exciting activities.
Sunday March 28, 2:00 pm
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom
1214 Queen Street West, Toronto
FREE ADMISSION (doors open 1:30pm)
Featuring original literary mash-ups by teens, created with the award winning contributors of Piece By Piece.
Mahtab Narsimhan, Richard Poplek, Linda Granfield, Rui Umezawa, and Teresa Toten. Hosted by Joseph Kertes with special guest and a soundclash by Toronto DJs. Sponsored by Penguin Books and Small Print Toronto.
"The story of the immigrant kid struggling to fit into strange, new surroundings is familiar enough. But the pushback encountered by Nithya Garg when she arrived in Toronto a year ago had less to do with the country of her birth, India, than the place where she grew up, the U.S." Read full article
"Teresa Toten is a YA author best known for her Blonde books—Better than Blonde, Me and the Blondes, and the upcoming Beyond Blonde. Her books may be about those who win the inclusion jackpot—ah, to be young, blonde, and beautiful—but she was surprised to discover that it wasn’t those girls coming to her book launches, reading her books, and being touched by her stories. It was girls who felt like outsiders, who felt like they never belonged. Girls, like Teresa, who weren’t born in Canada." Read full article
NEW - The Taming
Written by Teresa Toten & Eric Walters