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Southern BC Tour Leg 2012

May 2, 2012 to May 11, 2012

Event Date(s)

May 2-11, 2012

Location

Public events in Kamloops and Salmon Arm

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in Southern BC from May 2-11. We will be visiting schools and libraries in the lovely communities of Kamloops, Canoe, Salmon Arm, Abbotsford, New Westminster, Vancouver, and North Vancouver.

Two shortlisted authors will visit schools & public events in Southern BC

Dan Bar-el
Pussycat, Pussycat, Where Have You Been?
shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize

Susan McCaslin
Demeter Goes Skydiving
shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize

Meet Dan Bar-el and Susan McCaslin and have your books signed at these free public events:

KAMLOOPS | Wednesday, May 9
Kamloops Public Library | 2:30 pm
100 – 465 Victoria Street | 250.372.5145

SALMON ARM | Thursday, May 10
ORL, Salmon Arm Branch | 4:00 pm
1151 – 10th Avenue SW | 250.832.6161

Three shortlisted authors will visit schools in the Lower Mainland

Robert Heidbreder
Shake Awakes
shortlisted for the Christie Harris Illustrated Children’s Literature Prize

JJ Lee
The Measure of a Man: The Story of a Father, a Son, and a Suit
shortlisted for the Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize

Caitlyn Vernon
Nowhere Else on Earth: Standing Tall for the Great Bear Rainforest
shortlisted for the Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize

Join the Vancouver Public Library for a special evening with 2012 BC Book Prize Poetry Finalists

VPL Presents: A Reading by BC Book Prize Poetry Finalists
Friday, May 11 | 7:00 pm
Alice MacKay Room, Lower Level
Central Library | 350 West Georgia, Vancouver

Admission is free. Seating is limited.

John Pass
crawlspace

Susan McCaslin
Demeter Goes Skydiving

Garry Thomas Morse
Discovery Passages

Sharon Thesen
Oyama Pink Shale

Details

Start:
May 2, 2012
End:
May 11, 2012
Event Category:

Organizer

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