Author Teresa Toten to Read at Trent University


23rd annual Writers Reading Series continues at Traill College

Friday, November 11, 2011, Peterborough

Trent University is pleased to welcome the public to the Writers Reading Series presentation of Teresa Toten, who will read from her work on Wednesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. in Scott House at Traill College, followed by a reception in The Trend pub in Wallis Hall.

Teresa Toten is an award-winning author of eight books as well as numerous short stories and articles. She has twice been shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award: for The Game in 2001 and for Me and the Blondes in 2006. Her recent work includes Better than Blonde (2007) and Beyond Blonde (2011). Her acclaimed anthology Piece by Piece: Stories About Fitting into Canada was released in 2010. More information is available at:

All of this year’s Writers Reading events begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Junior Common Room (Scott House) at Traill College, 310 London Street, Peterborough, with a public reception in The Trend Pub immediately afterwards.  All members of the community are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to see, hear, and meet these writers in relaxed and hospitable circumstances, free of charge. To see a full list of this year’s readings, visit:


For more information, please contact: Lewis MacLeod, associate professor, Department of English Literature, Trent University, 705-748-1011 ext. 6022,