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Authors Among Us

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Meet and interact with local authors

Foodie February! Join authors to chat about nutrition, recipes, and everything food-related.

Feb 15, 2017 (Wednesday), 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Guildford Library, Newspaper Lounge

For more information and to save your spot, call 604-598-7366. Light refreshments will be served.

Meet the Authors

Bharti Saincher was born in India but has lived in Canada for the past 45 years. By profession she is a retired Resource Teacher who has taught science and math to students from kindergarten to grade twelve. Resource Teaching has given her the skills to observe students at different developmental stages and design programs for their needs. She finds that cooking is similar in many aspects in that one has to observe, experiment and then whip up delightful mouth-watering meals. Everyone’s palate is unique in their likes and dislikes of foods and this too has to be considered in creating a dish. In the book, Pass the Masala, her goal was to present many different facets of Indian cuisine to please each individual appetite. This cookbook presents dishes that range from the fundamentals for beginners to more complex dishes for experienced cooks. Find Bharti's book at the library

Alan Woo's writing and poetry have appeared in Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine and Ricepaper magazine. Maggie's Chopsticks is his first children's book. Born in the Year of the Dragon, Alan lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, and sometimes likes to use a fork. Alan works as a librarian for Surrey Libraries. Find Alan's books at the library

Claudia Lemay is a registered dietician and author who will tell you that she is not a writer. “I cannot write – not even in my mother tongue (French), and I certainly cannot draw.” She, however, does possess a gift – that of finding competent people within her own surroundings and convincing them to help her in her mission to teach kids about nutrition. Claudia discovered her illustrator in 2013 on the day she picked up her son Justin from day camp. He came to the door with facepaint on. He had a 3D shark splashing out of water literally coming out of his left cheek. The camp counselor, Chris Hamilton, had drawn on the children’s faces to kill time at the end of the day while waiting for the late parents (the author). Claudia was so impressed that she asked him if he would be the illustrator for her book. Find Claudia's book at the library