Kootenays / Okanagan Tour Leg 2009

Event Date(s)

April 19–24, 2009


Cranbrook, Trail, Warfield, Nelson, Vernon, Kelowna

Event Description

The BC Book Prizes On Tour will be in the Kootenays & Okanagan from April 19–24. We will be visiting the lovely communities of Trail, Cranbrook, Nelson, Oliver, Vernon, Kelowna, and possibly more.

Four shortlisted authors will be touring the Kootenays & Okanagan:

Stephen R. Bown
Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver
(BC Booksellers’ Choice Award in Honour of Bill Duthie)

Karen Hofmann
Water Strider
(Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize)

Andreas Schroeder
Renovating Heaven
(Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize)

Rex Weyler
The Jesus Sayings: The Quest for His Authentic Message
(Hubert-Evans Non-Fiction Prize)

Meet the authors at these free public events:

CRANBROOK | Monday, April 20
Cranbrook Public Library | 4:00 pm
1212 2nd Street N. | 250-426-4063

WARFIELD | Tuesday, April 21
Cornerstone Café | 7:00 pm
760 Schofield Highway | 250-364-1731
organized by the Trail Public Library

NELSON | Wednesday, April 22
Nelson Public Library | 7:00 pm
602 Stanley Street | 250-352-6333

KELOWNA | Thursday, April 23
Kelowna Public Library | 7:00 pm
1380 Ellis Street | 250-762-2800

VERNON | Friday, April 24
Gallery Vertigo | 7:00 pm
1–3001–31st Street | 250-542-7610
co-hosted by the Vernon Public Library