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Lower Mainland Tour Leg 2011

April 14, 2011 to April 20, 2011

Event Date(s)

April 14-20, 2011

Location

Public events in Richmond, Abbotsford, New Westminster, North Vancouver and White Rock.

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Lower Mainland from April 14–20. We will be visiting schools, bookstores and libraries in the lovely communities of Richmond, Abbotsford, New Westminster, North Vancouver and White Rock.

Three shortlisted authors will be touring the Lower Mainland

Grant Lawrence
Adventures in Solitude: What Not to Wear to a Nude Potluck and Other Stories from Desolation Sound
shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize & Bill Duthie Booksellers’ Choice Award

Sylvia Olsen
Working with Wool: A Coast Salish Legacy and the Cowichan Sweater
shortlisted for the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Prize

Meredith Quartermain
Recipes from the Red Planet
shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Meet the authors and have your books signed at these free public events:

RICHMOND | Thursday, April 14
Richmond Brighouse Library | 7:00 pm
100–7700 Minoru Gate | 604.231.6404
(with Sylvia Olsen & Meredith Quartermain)

ABBOTSFORD | Friday, April 15
FVRL, Clearbrook Library | 4:00 pm
32320 George Ferguson Way | 604.859.7814
with Sylvia Olsen & Meredith Quartermain

NORTH VANCOUVER | Tuesday, April 19
The Edge Bistro, co-hosted by 32 Books | 4:30 pm
3135 Edgemont Boulevard | 604.985.9125
with Grant Lawrence & Sylvia Olsen

WHITE ROCK | Wednesday, April 20
FVRL, White Rock Library | 7:00 pm
15342 Buena Vista | 604.541.2201
with Grant Lawrence & Sylvia Olsen

And a Special Event at LitFest New West with Morris Bates, Sylvia Olsen and Steven Galloway

NEW WESTMINSTER | Saturday, April 16
Douglas College | 2:45 pm
Room 2201–700 Royal Avenue | 604.525.3244

Morris Bates
Morris as Elvis: Take a Chance on Life
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

Steven Galloway
The Cellist of Sarajevo
finalist for the 2009 Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize

Details

Start:
April 14, 2011
End:
April 20, 2011
Event Category:

Organizer

West Coast Book Prize Society
Phone:
(778) 987-8774
Email:
info@bcbookprizes.ca