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September 19, 2010

Winnipeg International Writers Festival






Winnipeg International Writers Festival welcomes: 

Sandra Birdsell at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People on Sept. 22 at 8:00 pm where she will be discussing Family Business with Sharon McCartney, Uma Parameswaran, Craig Francis Power and Michael Wex. 
On Sept. 23, Sandra will be at the Nooner at the Millennium Library at 12:15 p. m., and then on to the Portage la Prairie Regional Library at 7:00 p. m. 
On Sept. 24, she will be at Brandon University for a reading at 11:00 a. m. 


On Sept. 23 at 4:00 p. m. George Murray will be at the Downtown Red River College and on Sept. 24 at 2:30 p. m. at the University of Winnipeg in a panel with Sina Queryas. 
On Sept. 24 George will also be at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People at 8:00 p. m. for the Poetry Bash with Ariel Gordon, Nora Gould, Ignatius T. Mabasa, kevin mcpherson eckoff, and Sina Queryas.


Allan Stratton will be taking part in the School Program where he will be discussing his latest novel, Borderline, which looks at friendship in the face of racial profiling. 
The film based on Allan's novel Chanda’s Secrets is entered by South Africa as its official entry for the 2011 Academy Awards.  


Look for Judith Keenan on the Mainstage for Celebrating Paul Quarrington at the Manitoba Theatre for Young People on Sept. 25 at 8:00 p. m. 
Judith is Executive Producer of BookShorts Inc./BookShorts Literacy Program.  She produced her first video in 1994 and now has to her credit hundreds of video news features, 20 short films and an 8-episode national TV series.


With roots that go back to the late 1980s, Winnipeg’s irrepressible Aboriginal Writers Collective will be performing at the AfterWords at Aqua Books on Sept. 24 at 10:30 p.m. 
Come and meet Duncan Mercredi, Jordan Wheeler, Shayla Elizabeth, Maeengan Linklater, Marie Annharte Baker, Trevor Greyeyes, and Katherena Vermette.


Have a great day.  How can you miss - you're in Winnipeg!


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