Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Margaret Sweatman in Toronto

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Margaret Sweatman in Toronto

Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 5:30pm


Hart House
7 Hart House Circle

Toronto, ON


The Hart House Reading Series welcomes Margaret Sweatman. Come out to the Hart House Library where Margaret will present her sly, provocative, critically acclaimed novel, The Players (Goose Lane Editions).

In this ingeniously funny novel, set in the libertine era of Restoration England, charm, talent, and a weak playwright-poet take 16-year old Lilly Cole from impoverished prostitution to the King's bed. But in 1665, freedom is just another word, and Lilly gambles her life on two charismatic French explorers promising a new world.


Sweatman is a playwright, lyricist, and novelist. Her plays have been produced by Prairie Theatre Exchange, Popular Theatre Alliance, and the Guelph Spring Festival. She has performed with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, and the National Academy Orchestra, as well as with her own Broken Songs Band. She is the author of the novels Fox, Sam and Angie, and When Alice Lay Down with Peter, which won several awards including the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year. Margaret Sweatman is an Assistant Professor at the University of Winnipeg. The Players is her new book, and it has been very well received with fabulous reviews.

For more information, please call 1-888-926-8377.


Hart House
7 Hart House Circle<br>
Toronto, ON

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