I acknowledge that the work I do is hosted on the lands of the Mississaugas of the Anishinaabe, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Wendat. I also recognise the enduring presence, resilience and resurgence of all First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples.

Mary Jennifer Payne

Thank you for coming to IFOA!

Yelena and MJP.

Yelena and MJP.

Thank you to everyone who came out for the IFOA’s Launch of Launches on October 22 at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre. A special thank you to the Toronto Arts Council for all their support of our literary community. It was a great evening spent in the company of fellow writers, such as Deb Loughead, and, most importantly, my amazing readers, such as Yelena (pictured here).