Katherena Vermette with guest Rosanna Deerchild
hosted by Clarise Foster
September 12, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
North End Love Songs
North End Love Songs recounts a quest for love in all the wrong places; the kind of love that doesn’t always talk nice, sometimes drinks way too much, smokes when it shouldn’t and winds up in bed with people it barely knows or trusts.
Katherena Vermette is a Métis writer. Her work has appeared in several literary publications. Vermette is a coordinator of the Aboriginal Writers Collective of Manitoba, and currently completing her Master of Fine Arts (UBC).
Rosanna Deerchild is Cree. Her first book, this is a small northern town won the AquaBooks Lansdowne Prize for Poetry in 2009 and was nominated for the ReLit Award.
Clarise Foster is the Editor of CV2, and the author of two collections of poetry.
On the Same Page Shortlist Readings
September 13, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
Which Manitoba book will be the focus of Manitoba’s biggest book club this year?
Featured titles include Nahlah Ayed’s A Thousand Farewells: A Reporter’s Journey From Refugee Camp to the Arab Spring, Martha Brooks’ Queen of Hearts; Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water edited by Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou, and Sue Sorensen’s A Large Harmonium.
Martha Brooks, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, and Sue Sorensen will read.
Vote online or cast a paper ballot in store or at any Winnipeg Public Library.
Poll closes September 14.
Canada One Travel
September 13, 10:30 am in the Community Classroom
South East Asia Cruise and Tour Travel Information Session
Their South East Asia Cruise and Tour is departing Winnipeg on February 14, 2013, sailing on a 14 day cruise between Hong Kong and Singapore. Experience the beauty and rich culture of South East Asia, as you visit some of the most unique and intriguing places in the world. Please RSVP or call (204) 287-8228.
Stone Soup Story Café
September 14, 7:00 pm in the Atrium.
Winnipeg’s oldest free-for-all storytelling group is coming to McNally’s. Come and taste the soup, or add an ingredient of your own. Whatever you bring will make a more delicious soup. There will be an experienced teller/host each night to help us get cooking.