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Emily Swinkin

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Michael Ondaatje and Teju Cole chat with Dionne Brand at the Kingston WritersFest

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To kick off the 2012 Kingston WritersFest last Wednesday, Michael Ondaatje and Teju Cole took to the stage of the Kingston Grand Theatre. Following opening remarks by Merilyn Simonds, the festival’s artistic director, Teju Cole began with a reading of two passages from his novel Open City.  Set in New York several years after 9/11, Open City follows the observations and remembrances of its main...