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GAIN INCITE AT WRITERS FEST

Mar 05, 2015

Photo: Cathie Borrie, author of The Long Hello, by Kimberly Mara Eclipse Photography

The Vancouver Writers Fest, in partnership with VPL and the DVBIA presents Incite, a free series of interviews, discussions and readings with Canadian and international writers who will change how you see the world.

Every second Wednesday at 7:30pm
Alice MacKay Room, VPL Central Branch (Robson @ Homer)
Free

March 11:
Two Scotiabank Giller Prize-nominees read from their new novels: Fred Stenson reads from his long-awaited oilsands novel, Who By Fire, and Kim Echlin reads from Under the Visible Life. They’re joined by debut novelist Chelsea Rooney, whose debut novel Pedal challenges the beliefs we hold dear about the essence of innocence.

March 25:
Cathie Borrie reads from The Long Hello, which chronicles her experience caring for her mother, who was living with Alzheimer’s disease. Lynette Loeppky reads from Cease, about her time as the sole care-giver to the woman she had been planning to leave. And Kara Stanley reads from Fallen, the compelling story of her husband’s life-changing brain and spinal cord injury.

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