- September 27 , 2:30-3:30 pm in the Atrium
Lauren Carter sweeps us into a frightening future of environmental collapse,
and Lucie Wilk immerses us in a gritty hospital in Malawi.
Lauren Carter has been nominated for the Journey Prize. Swarm is her first novel.
Lucie Wilk's short fiction has been nominated for the McClelland & Stewart Journey Prize Anthology. The Strength of Bone is her debut novel.
- September 28, 10:30 am in the Atrium
Read Me a Story, Stella
Stella introduces little brother Sam to the pleasures of reading.
Marie-Louise Gay is a world-renowned author and illustrator of children’s books. She has won many awards, including the Governor General’s Award. Gay is best known for her books about Stella and Sam, now honoured in a set of stamps from Canada Post.
September 27, 7:00 pm in the Travel Alcove
Four on the Floor: One-Act Stage Comedies
These comedic and farcical plays were written to make audiences laugh. However, each play also offers a perspective about some aspect of contemporary life.
Dale Watts is the author of 17 plays to date, 11 of which have been produced since 2005. He has works in many areas, recently retiring as the Interim Vice-President Academic and Research at Red River College.
September 30, 8:00 pm in Prairie Ink Restaurant
Happiness Threads: The Unborn Poems
Unrau’s debut collection is an elegantly spare, thoughtful, and fiercely tenacious meditation on the trials and tribulations of modern motherhood.
Melanie Dennis Unrau is a former Editor and co-Publisher of Geez magazine.