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Kootenays Leg 2012

Event Date(s)

May 8-11, 2012


Public events in Elkford and Fernie

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Kootenays from May 8-11. We will be visiting schools and libraries in the lovely communities of Elkford, Fernie, Canyon, Cranbrook, Creston, Nelson, and Sparwood.

Two shortlisted authors will be touring the Kootenays

JJ Lee
The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
Gary Kent
Fishing with Gubby

shortlisted for the Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award in 2011

Meet the authors and have your books signed
at these free public events:

ELKFORD Wednesday, May 9
Elkford Public Library | 7:00 pm
816 Michel Road | 250.865.2912

FERNIE Thursday, May 10
Fernie Heritage Library | 6:00 pm
492 3rd Avenue | 250.423.4458

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BC BookWorld Bear Country Inn Black Press Bungay Law Office Canada Council for the Arts Central Mountain Air Columbia Basin Trust Creative BC Fireweed Motel Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund Hamber Foundation Hawkair National Car Rental Petro-Canada Province of British Columbia Spectra Energy Sutton Place Hotel The Listel Hotel