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Okanagan Leg 2011

Event Date(s)

April 15-20, 2011


Public events in Kamloops, Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Vernon

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Okanagan from April 15–20. We will be visiting schools, bookstores and libraries in the lovely communities of Kamloops, Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Salmon Arm and Vernon.

Three shortlisted authors will be touring the Okanagan

George Bowering
My Darling Nellie Grey
shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize
Julie Flett
Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet (Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak Lii Swer: L’alfabet di Michif)

shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Award
Derek Lundy
Borderlands: Riding the Edge of America
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

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

KAMLOOPS Friday, April 15
Kamloops Public Library | 3:00 pm
100 – 465 Victoria Street | 250.372.5145

SALMON ARM Saturday, April 16
ORL, Salmon Arm Branch | 2:00 pm
1151 – 10th Avenue SW | 250.832.6161

KELOWNA Sunday, April 17
Mosaic Books | 2:00 pm
411 Bernard Avenue | 250.763.4418

VERNON Monday, April 18
Gallery Vertigo | 7:00 pm
co-hosted with the Vernon Public Library
3001 – 31st Street | 250.503.2297

PENTICTON Tuesday, April 19
Hooked on Books | 7:00 pm
225 Main Street | 778.476.5621

OLIVER Wednesday, April 20
ORL, Oliver Branch | 7:00 pm
35641 – 93rd Street | 250.498.2242

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