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November 18, 2012

Annette Lapointe l The Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group l Spencer Gordon l The Human Genome


November 24, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Whitetail Shooting Gallery

Cousins Jennifer and Jason live close together as small kids, exploring their rural home. But one act of family violence begets another, and the cousins drift apart. A series of conflicts result in accidental gunfire and scarring that takes many years to heal. 

Annette Lapointe's first novel, Stolen, was nominated for a Giller Prize and was the Winner of two Saskatchewan Book Awards. Cited as a Globe & Mail Top 5 First Fiction choice, Stolen also garnered Ms. Lapointe a Canadian Authors Association Emerging Writer award. Annette currently resides in Grande Prairie, Alberta. 

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November 24, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
Voices: Volume 12, Number 2

The Lake Winnipeg Writers’ Group will be hosting a reading of works from the most recent installment of their biannual journal Voices. Come and meet the authors, listen to the latest works and have an opportunity for questions. 

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Spencer Gordon
November 25, 2:00 pm in the Atrium
Cosmo

This debut collection of short stories mines pop culture for existential tales.  Each of these mercurial stories is drenched in pop culture, the distancing effects of modern communication and the malaise of solitary existence. 

Spencer Gordon is co-editor of the online literary journal The Puritan and the micro-press Ferno House. His writings have been published in periodicals and anthologies. He blogs and teaches writing at Humber College. 

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Dr. Jeffrey Marcus & Rabbi Larry Pinsker
November 25, 2:00-4:00 pm in the Community Classroom
The Human Genome: Blueprint or Bible? Decoding and Encoding the Basics of Life in Biology and in Religion. 

Presented as part of the Jewish National Fund & The New Shul Speaker’s Series. 
A coffee & tea reception will follow the talk. 
This presentation is FREE, but seating is limited. Please RSVP 204-947-0207 or e mail 

Dr. Jeffrey Marcus is Assoc. Professor at the U of M and the Canada Research Chair in Phlyogenomics.  
Rabbi Larry Pinsker’s career has been spent bringing Judaism to life for all of us to celebrate. 


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