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Authors Among Us

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Meet and interact with local authors and discover new reads

Theme: Passion Prose: Making Your Writing Dream A Reality

April 16, 2016 (Saturday), 12:45 to 2:15 PM
City Centre Library, READ-Ability Lounge

Part of Write Here, Read Now, a day of events for writers and readers.

For more information and to save your spot, please call 604-598-7426.

Meet the Authors

Richard Payment, a film studies librarian at UBC, is the author of the novel, For Want of Wonders, published in 2015. His most recent work, Soothsay, is set to be published later this year. Find out more about Richard:

Patrick Blennerhassett, a writer and journalist, is the author of Monument (2008), Random Acts of Vandalism: A novel (2011) and his latest, Forgotten Legend: Balbir Singh Sr., Triple Olympic Gold and Modi’s New India, was just recently published this year. Find out more about Patrick:

Doreen Brust Johnson’s book, Momma, Momma, the Preachers’ Comin, published in 2015, tells the remarkable story of her mother’s experiences as a homesteader in Northern Saskatchewan during the 1930s and 1940s.