That’s a Wrap: Tima Kurdi at Metro Cinema

On April 24, 2018, LitFest had the pleasure of hosting Tima Kurdi in a candid conversation about her memoir The Boy on the Beach. Tima spoke with host Omar Mouallem about her family’s experience fleeing Syria as refugees and the events that lead to her decision to tell their story. After the event, Tima spent […]

Tima Kurdi: The Boy on the Beach

An intimate and poignant memoir about the family of Alan Kurdi—the young Syrian boy who became the global emblem for the desperate plight of millions of Syrian refugees—and of the many extraordinary journeys the Kurdis have taken, spanning countries and continents. Author Tima Kurdi will be available for book-signing following the reading and Q&A. Presented […]

It’s a Wrap! Thank you for Supporting LitFest 2017

Another LitFest has come to an end. With the dozens of authors and over 20 events, LitFest 2017 was a tremendous success. Audiences enjoyed the wisdom of human rights scholar Payam Akhavan who called for compassion in a world filled with misunderstanding and hate. Science storyteller Britt Wray took us into the fascinating world of […]

LitFest presents: Lorinda Stewart & Amanda Lindhout

On November 6, 2017 LitFest invites you to join us at the Matrix Hotel (Quartz Ballroom) for an evening with Lorinda Stewart and her daughter Amanda Lindhout as they talk about Stewart’s brand new memoir One Day Closer: A Mother’s Quest to Bring her Kidnapped Daughter Home.  One Day Closer is the true story of Stewart’s perseverance in the […]

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