October 20, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
First Spring Grass Fire
Rae Spoon is a transgender musician/writer/workshop facilitator originally from Calgary. Rae has been nominated for a Polaris Prize, toured internationally, and released six solo albums. They were recently published in the Arsenal Pulp anthology Persistence and composed the instrumental score for the National Film Board film Dead Man.
Rae will soon be the subject of a National Film Board documentary. Rae lives in Montreal. This is a candid, powerful story about a young person growing up queer in a strict Pentecostal family in Alberta.
October 20, 7:00 pm in the Atrium
National Novel Writing Month Kick Off
October 21, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Addie Sinclair: Vortex of Doom (the Cul de Sac Moon series)
It has been three weeks since Addie experienced her most embarrassing parent momen. Addie helps plan a surprise party, Sigge organizes a midnight coyote picnic, Bernerd reveals a new ride, Lindsay has a new BFF and the moon comes and goes. A simple uncomplicated Silverwoods? Not likely when you are the vortex of DOOMiness.
Kimberley Clarke is a teacher, poet/playwright and performer. Kim lives and works in and around Vancouver, British Columbia, but calls Winnipeg home.
Grant & Barbara Sirola
October 21, 2:00-4:00 pm by the Cash Desk
November Years: Reflections on Aging and Repeat Performance: The Nuclear Age
World population was out of control until warriors rediscovered the nuclear solution. Mankind blames a plethora of new terminal diseases on anything but elevated background radiation.
November Years is a survival manual for seniors, with a bit of humor. The scoop on seniors financial matters, faith, grieving and the end of life. Grant Sirola is an entrepreneur Engineer MBA, an author and a poet. Barbara Sirola manages Grant’s life.