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Okanagan Tour Leg 2011

April 15, 2011 to April 20, 2011

Event Date(s)

April 15-20, 2011

Location

Public events in Kamloops, Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Salmon Arm, Vernon

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Okanagan from April 15–20. We will be visiting schools, bookstores and libraries in the lovely communities of Kamloops, Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton, Salmon Arm and Vernon.

Three shortlisted authors will be touring the Okanagan

George Bowering
My Darling Nellie Grey
shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Julie Flett
Owls See Clearly at Night: A Michif Alphabet (Lii Yiiboo Nayaapiwak Lii Swer: L’alfabet di Michif)
shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Award

Derek Lundy
Borderlands: Riding the Edge of America
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

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

KAMLOOPS | Friday, April 15
Kamloops Public Library | 3:00 pm
100 – 465 Victoria Street | 250.372.5145

SALMON ARM | Saturday, April 16
ORL, Salmon Arm Branch | 2:00 pm
1151 – 10th Avenue SW | 250.832.6161

KELOWNA | Sunday, April 17
Mosaic Books | 2:00 pm
411 Bernard Avenue | 250.763.4418

VERNON | Monday, April 18
Gallery Vertigo | 7:00 pm
3001 – 31st Street | 250.503.2297
co-hosted with the Vernon Public Library

PENTICTON | Tuesday, April 19
Hooked on Books | 7:00 pm
225 Main Street | 778.476.5621

OLIVER | Wednesday, April 20
ORL, Oliver Branch | 7:00 pm
35641 – 93rd Street | 250.498.2242

Details

Start:
April 15, 2011
End:
April 20, 2011
Event Category:

Organizer

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