~ An Evening with Nino Ricci ~
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 ~ 7 PM
Grant Park in the Atrium
Grant Park Shopping Centre ~ 1120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg
Nino reads from Sleep before joining host Neil Besner in conversation. A book signing will follow. Co-presented by McNally Robinson and the Winnipeg International Writers Festival as part of their collaborative Fall Literary Series.
Born in Montreal, Neil Besner grew up in Brazil and was educated in Brazil, the U.S., and Canada. He has taught Canadian literature at the University of Winnipeg since 1987, and is currently Provost and Vice-President. He writes mainly on Canadian literature, with books on Mavis Gallant and Alice Munro; among other books are several edited and co-edited collections and an award-winning translation from Portuguese into English of the Brazilian biography of Elizabeth Bishop.What did you learn in school today? Sharing.