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Lower Mainland Leg 2011

Event Date(s)

April 14-20, 2011


Public events in Richmond, Abbotsford, New Westminster, North Vancouver and White Rock.

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Lower Mainland from April 14–20. We will be visiting schools, bookstores and libraries in the lovely communities of Richmond, Abbotsford, New Westminster, North Vancouver and White Rock.

Three shortlisted authors will be touring the Lower Mainland

Grant Lawrence
Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize & Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award
Sylvia Olsen
Working with Wool: A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater

shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Meredith Quartermain
Recipes from the Red Planet
shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

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

RICHMOND Thursday, April 14
Richmond Brighouse Library | 7:00 pm
100–7700 Minoru Gate | 604.231.6404
(with Sylvia Olsen & Meredith Quartermain)

ABBOTSFORD  Friday, April 15
FVRL, Clearbrook Library | 4:00 pm
32320 George Ferguson Way | 604.859.7814
(with Sylvia Olsen & Meredith Quartermain)

NORTH VANCOUVER Tuesday, April 19
The Edge Bistro, co-hosted by 32 Books | 4:30 pm
3135 Edgemont Boulevard | 604.985.9125
(with Grant Lawrence & Sylvia Olsen)

WHITE ROCK Wednesday, April 20
FVRL, White Rock Library | 7:00 pm
15342 Buena Vista | 604.541.2201
(with Grant Lawrence & Sylvia Olsen)

and a Special Event at Lit Fest New West
with Morris Bates, Sylvia Olsen and Steven Galloway

NEW WESTMINSTER Saturday, April 16
Douglas College |  2:45 pm
Room 2201–700 Royal Avenue | 604.525.3244

  Morris Bates
Morris as Elvis: Take a Chance on Life

shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
Steven Galloway
The Cellist of Sarajevo
finalist for the 2009 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

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