Thursday, October 29, 2015 ~ 7:30 PM
Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts
2 Bay Street, Parry Sound
Join authors Marina Endicott, Anne Enright, Nino Ricci and Deanna Young at The Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts on October 29 at 7:30pm for a reading of their latest works, part of the 2015 International Festival of Authors.
For tickets and more information, please visit the The Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts or call the centre at 705-746-4466 or 1-877-746-4466.
In partnership with Parry Sound Books.
Marina Endicott is the author of Good to a Fault, which won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best Book (Canada/Caribbean) and was a finalist for the 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize. She also received recognition forThe Little Shadows, which was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, andOpen Arms, which was shortlisted for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Endicott has been an actor, director, playwright and editor, and currently teaches at the University of Edmonton. She presents Close to Hugh, an exuberant and poignant novel about how two generations navigate rites of passage in a seemingly ordinary small town.
Anne Enright won the Man Booker Prize and the Irish Fiction Award for her novel The Gathering, which became a longtime national bestseller in Canada. She has published two books of stories, collected as Yesterday’s Weather, and the internationally acclaimed novel The Forgotten Waltz, which was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. Enright presents her latest novel, The Green Road, a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion—a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them.
Deanna Young’s writing has appeared in journals across Canada and in 2013 she received the grand prize in the PRISM international Poetry Contest. She lives in Ottawa where she co-directs the Tree Reading Series. Young presents her third collection of poetry, House Dreams, which was a finalist for the 2015 Trillium Book Award for Poetry, the Ottawa Book Award and the Archibald Lampman Award. House Dreams is a haunting sample of the life we all live underground, and a view beneath the foundations of the various eras and places that make up one woman’s life story.What did you learn in school today? Sharing.