- 7:30 PM
- October 18, 2011
- Knox Presbyterian Church
- Cost: $10
Knox Presbyterian Church
59 Riddell Street
Woodstock N4S 6M2
Join us for readings by Joe Dunthorne, Joy Fielding and Johanna Skibsrud, followed by a book signing.
Joe Dunthorne presents Wild Abandon, a tale of two siblings who grew up on a secluded communal farm and escape in preparation for the end of the world.
Joy Fielding presents Now You See Her, an unforgettable story of a newly divorced woman attempting to heal her heartache, only to find herself on a desperate search for her missing daughter.
Scotiabank Giller Prize 2010 winner Johanna Skibsrud presents her new work, This Will Be Difficult to Explain and Other Stories, which includes stories about the small epiphanies of everyday life that take place around the with settings as disparate as an art gallery, the front seat of a car, farms, and beach hotels.
Translated into 10 languages, Joe Dunthorne’s (UK) debut novel, Submarine, won the Curtis Brown Literary Prize and was recently made into a film. His stories, poems and journalism have been published in the Guardian, Independent, Financial Times, and Sunday Times. [...]
Joy Fielding (Canada) is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Charley’s Web, Heartstopper, Mad River Road, See Jane Run, and other acclaimed novels. She is also an actress. Fielding presents, Now You See Her, an unforgettable story of [...]
Johanna Skibsrud (Canada) won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for her first novel, The Sentimentalists. Her first book of poetry, Late Nights With Wild Cowboys, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award. She has taught ESL in Asia and has worked [...]