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Hal Niedzviecki is Writer in Residence for North York Central Library

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Hal Niedzviecki is Writer in Residence for North York Central Library

Writer in Residence - Toronto Public Libraries

September to December 2007
Hal Niedzviecki is the Writer in Residence for the North York Central Library for the fall of 2007. One of Canada’s most prominent cultural and literary critics and a provocative novelist, Hal is also the founder of Broken Pencil, the magazine for underground arts and zine culture, and was the magazine’s editor until 2002. He is the author of several books, including The Big Book of Pop Culture (Annick Press, 2007), Hello, I’m Special: How Individuality Became the New Conformity (City Lights Books, 2006), and The Program (Vintage, 2006). He has written for Utne Reader, This Magazine, Geist, Toronto Life, The Walrus, The Globe and Mail and the National Post.

Specific programs being offered by the Writer-in-Residence are listed in the September-December issue of What’s On.

Manuscripts are currently being accepted. Only literary fiction and some non-fiction (limited to memoir, biography and art or cultural criticism) will be accepted. Submit a maximum of 20 pages. Include your name, address, e-mail address, and telephone number. There is a limit of one manuscript per person. Manuscripts will be accepted between August 1 and October 15, space permitting. The library will make every effort to accommodate all those who submit work, but space is limited and the number of manuscripts accepted may have to be limited. Writers must be 18 years of age or older and manuscripts must be submitted by the author of the work. Interviews are by appointment only. Manuscripts should be mailed or hand-delivered to: Writer-in-Residence North York Central Library Language, Literature & Fine Arts Department Information Desk, 2nd Floor 5120 Yonge Street Toronto, Ontario M2N 5N9 The Toronto Public Library is not responsible for returning manuscripts. Please submit a COPY of your work.

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