Launch! Prince Arthur Hotel! Sept.5. Cake, beverages. Launch 7:15 pm. (NOWW AGM 6:30.)

Launch! Prince Arthur Hotel! Sept.5. Cake, beverages. Launch 7:15 pm. (NOWW AGM 6:30.)
Prize Winning Stories from NOWW

Saturday, September 17, 2011

Presented in partnership with:
Northern Woman's Bookstore
and Thunder Bay Public Library

 

International Festival of Authors

Sunday, October 16 @ 7 p.m.
Prince Arthur Hotel & Suites - Provincial Room

 On Sunday, October 16, 2011, the International Festival of Authors (IFOA) Ontario touring program will be making a stop in Thunder Bay! Join us for readings by James Bartleman, Johanna Skibsrud and Jane Urquhart, followed by a Q & A period and a book signing.

 Tickets are $10 and are available at the Northern Woman's Bookstore and Waverley Resource Library. Tickets are now on sale. Call 684-6814 for information. Tickets may also be purchased online at litontour.com (click on the Thunder Bay event details, then on 'purchase tickets').

Featured Authors

James Bartleman (Canada)
became the first Native Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario in 2002 after a distinguished career of more than 35 years in the Canadian foreign service. The author of the prize-winning memoir Out of Muskoka, Bartleman presents As Long as the Rivers Flow.
Johanna Skibsrud (Canada) wonthe 2010 Scotiabank Giller Prize for her first novel, The Sentimentalists. Skibsrud presents This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories.
Jane Urquhart (Canada) is the internationally acclaimed author of three previous novels, a collection of short fiction, three books of poetry and a short biography of Lucy Maud Montgomery. Urquhart will read from her novel, The Underpainter, which is set in Thunder Bay.

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