Echoes from the Other Land available in E-book and Kindle format

June 20, 2012 Ava Homa will read from Echoes from the Other Land in R.D.Lawrence Place, Minden Hill, Ontario 

June 23, 2012 Ava Homa will read from Echoes from the Other Land at the Niagara Literary Arts Festival at 7:00 pm at  Niagara on the Lake Public Library: 10 Anderson Lane more info:here 

August 6, 2012 Ava Homa will be featured in the Highland Festival of Sustainable Words in Minden Hills

August 7, 2012 Ava Homa will teach a workshop on Crafting a Piece of Short Story in R.D.Lawrence Place 10am-12 pm

August 9, 2012 Ava Homa will be featured in the Virus Reading Series of Niagara Falls here

Echoes from the Other Land is one of the TOP TEN winners of CBC Reader's Choice Contest for Giller PRIZE

Echoes from the Other Land is nominated for the world's largest short story award: Frank O'Connor Short Story Prize: Details 

New REVIEWS of Echoes from the Other Land:

in The Toronto Quarterly here

in the Black Coffee Poet here 

in the Carol Giangrade BookTalk here 

in Rudaw here

- Ava Homa will be reading as part of Canadian Creative Writing Conference: here

- Ava Homa reads for World Literacy, KAMA reading: here

- NOW Magazine announces Ava Homa's reading as a can't-miss event of the week: here

- Ava Homa won a grant offered by Ontario Art Council

- Ava Homa was featured in Shahrvand Magazine

- Ava Homa taught a session on "Crafting a Piece of Fiction" in Oriol Community Center

Ava Homa as part of World Kurdish Congress

Listen to Ava Homa read from Echoes from the Other Land in Authors Aloud

to talk about writing short stories. here

Echoes from the Other Land was reviewed by Farzana Doctor, author Six Meters of Pavement. read

Ava Homa featured on North York Central Library blog
Read Here

Echoes from the Other Land featured in a full page review in a Kurdish national newspaper, Bas    read

Award winning novelist, Trevor Cole records Ava Homa for AuthorsAloud Listen

Ava Homa on ITC TV Farsi Watch

Rudaw reviews Echoes From the Other Land read here

Ava Homa interviewed in Daytime, Rogers TV watch here

Ava Homa on Voice of America (Farsi) Watch here  

Echoes from the Other Land is reviewed in News4u read here

Ava Homa reading in Wrecking Ball read here 

Ava Homa as part of CEPAL sounds of Resistance, Revolution, Rights here

Read Ava Homa's Letter to Canada in Toronto Star

A response to Ava Homa's Letter to Canada read here

-Ava interviewed by Entertainment Windsor watch here

March 13, Ava features in Toronto Star read here

March 3, CBC Windsor interviews Ava Homa  listen

March 3, OurWindsor writers about Ava's haunting stories read and watch the pictures here 

March 3-University of Windsor writes about Ava read here

March 22, UofT Radio Station (HOWL) interviews Ava Homa 10 pm

   February 2011, Voice of America (Persian) interviews Ava Homa watch here

  Jan 2, 2011 Ava featured in Voices (Kurdish) read here

- Dec 16, 2010 Carole Giangrande reviews Echoes read here

 

 

 

 

March Fiction Workshop

AVA HOMA FICTION WORKSHOP
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Ava Homa Fiction Workshop

Workshop A: Tuesday March 8, 15 and 22, 2011 6:30-8:30

Workshop B: Thursday March 11, 17 and 24, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm


The Workshop:

The Fiction Workshop at Toronto Reference Library:

The emphasis in this workshop will be on writing narrative fiction,
primarily novels and short stories, though creative writers working in
non-fiction will also be welcome. Throughout the workshop, all
participants will have a chance for intensive, one-on-one sessions
with Ava Homa to discuss their work. In addition, there will be
engrossing discussions between group members. Writers who would like
to be considered for the workshop are invited to send the following
work, as soon as possible (latest, March 4, 2011). This is not
mandatory but will let Ava help you better with your writing.

 Please send a sample of your writing, preferably from the narrative you intend
to work on (20 pages maximum) to: creativewriting@live.ca

Cost: $50 for three sessions (6 hours) You can choose either Tuesday or Thursday workshops

http://www.AvaHoma.com/

Late entries only considered if there is still room, so apply early!

March 3, 2011

March 3, 2011: Ava will read at Literary Arts Windsor's Freedom to Read Event:

Milk Cafe Bar, 68 University Ave. W. Windsor, 8 pm

 

March 17, 2011

 Ava Homa, the featured author at Words Alive Literary Festival

Ava will read from Echoes From the Other Land  at 7 pm
for the Words Alive Literary Festival
at Books/Cafe and Things, 208 Main Street South, Newmarket, Ontario.

 

Feb 15, 2011

Ava Homa at ISAW Partov University of Waterloo, 200 University Ave. MC 2034 Waterloo - 6:30-8:30pm

 

January 25, 2011

Fiction Workshop  Tuesday January 25,  Feb 1 and 8, 2011 6:30-8:30 pm

Do you want to prove the myth wrong that only a few exceptionally bright and gifted individuals are creative? Have you been thinking about writing a story that has preoccupied you for months and years? Do you have a novel or short story in progress, and would like feedback from an experienced writer and creative writing tutor? And, last but not the least, have you ever heard of a $50 workshop in down town Toronto?

Ava will start teaching the first session of her three weeks Fiction Writing Workshop.
More info: contact creativewriting[at]live[dot]ca

 

January 30, 2011   3-5 pm, Kurdish House

Come to the reading of Echoes From the Other Land by Ava Homa, the Kurdish-Iranian-Canadian Writer. Grab your snack, listen to Ava read a story based on Farzad Kamanger’s letters from prison. Enjoy Kurdish music and dance performance, get exposed to a unique cultural experience and mingle with other book lovers. The admission is FREE! Light refreshments will be served and books are available for purchase.

 

 February 15, 2011   6-8 pm Waterloo University

Ava will read from  Echoes From the Other Land for the Partov book club, part of the Iranian Student's Association (ISAW).

April 6, 2011
Brockton Writer’s Series
St. Anne’s Church  - 270 Gladstone (just north of Dundas)

 

May 11, 2011 - 2:00-3:00 pm
North York Library – details to be announced

June 1, 2011 - 2:00-3:00 pm
North York Library
– details to be announced

 

Expired Readings

January 14, 2011

AVA HOMA reading at Toronto Book Club

Ava will read from Echoes From the Other Land on Friday January 14, 2011 at Toronto Book Club,  7 pm , North York Civic Centre.There will be a question and answer period in Farsi.

January  5, 2011 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Brockton Writer’s Series
St. Anne’s Church  - 270 Gladstone (just north of Dundas)


November 16, 2010


Ava Homa at Words Alive

Ava will read from Echoes From the Other Land this Thursday, Nov 18 at 7 pm
for the Words Alive Literary Festival
at Books/Cafe and Things, 208 Main Street South, Newmarket, Ontario.
Some other great writers will read at the same event.

 


Listen to Ava Homa read from Echoes from the Other Land in Authors Aloud

 "Speaker Leaves the Audience Silent" Read this report on Ava Homa's talk here

   

 

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