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Michelle Orange’s “Pure Flame”

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free
pure flame cover art and headshot of michelle orange
On January 27, Innis College welcomes back alumna and author Michelle Orange (HBA ’98 Cinema Studies) for a live, virtual discussion of her memoir, Pure Flame,pasha malla headshot with fellow Canadian author Pasha Malla (pictured here).

A searing work of cultural memoir, Michelle Orange’s Pure Flame explores the meaning of maternal legacy―in her own family and across a century of seismic change.

Thursday, January 27 at 7 pm EST
Register for this free, virtual (Zoom) book talk below.

Michelle Orange is the author of the essay collection This Is Running for Your Life, named a best book of 2013 by The New Yorker, and the recent Pure Flame: A Memoir.

She is a graduate of the University of Toronto, where she majored in film studies at Innis College. Her essays, criticism, and reporting have appeared in publications including The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, The New York Times, Frieze, Bookforum, and the Virginia Quarterly Review, where she is a columnist and contributing editor.

Born and raised in London, Ontario, she lives in New York City and teaches in the graduate writing programs at Goucher College and Columbia University.

Pasha Malla is the author of seven books, most recently Kill the Mall, a novel. His writing has won the Danuta Gleed Literary Award, the Trillium Book Prize, the Hamilton Literary Award, an Arthur Ellis Award and several National Magazine awards. It has also been shortlisted for the Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award and the Commonwealth Prize, and longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the International Dublin Literary Award. Pasha lives in Hamilton, Ontario.

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Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Alumni Office, Innis College
Email:
alumni.innis@utoronto.ca
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Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,

Organizer

Alumni Office, Innis College
Email:
alumni.innis@utoronto.ca
View Organizer Website