25th Trillium Award


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Series of Fortunate (literary) Events: Books and Brunch with Ian Hamilton and Susan Philpott

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 11:00am


Wooden Sticks Golf Club
40 Elgin Park Drive
Uxbridge, ON
L9P 1N2


Join Blue Heron Books at the second Books and Brunch event of 2015 for a thriller double header with authors Ian Hamilton and Susan Philpott. Hamilton will be discussing The King of Shanghai, the latest novel in his highly successful Ava Lee series which is being made into a television mini-series. Philpott will be discussing her debut novel, Blown Red.

Tickets $25 (includes full brunch) and are available at Blue Heron Books, 62 Brock St. W. Uxbridge, ON L9P 1N1-- www.blueheronbooks.com -- 905-852-4282.

Tickets are also available in a passport to the entire Series of Fortunate (literary) Events:

February 22: Books and Brunch with Helen Humphreys
March 29: Books and Brunch with Ian Hamilton and Susan Philpott
April 26: Books and Brunch with Lori Lansens
May 13: An Evening with Susanna Kearsley and Genevieve Graham)

All 4 events are $90 (includes $15 in coupons).

Pelham Public Library Presents: A Reading with Catherine Gildiner


Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:00pm


Pelham Public Library (Fonthill Branch)
43 Pelham Town Square
Fonthill, ON
L0S 1E0


Catherine Gildiner, author of Too Close to the Falls returns to read from the third and final installment of her memoir Coming Ashore. Gildiner depicts herself as a hard-headed, risk-taking young woman who spoke her mind and fully embraced life. For readers, following that life is an irresistible roller-coaster ride full of humor, wise insights, and poignant reflections.

Tickets: $10.

Reading made possible with the assistance of Canada Council for the Arts through The Writers’ Union of Canada.

www.pelhamlibrary.on.ca. 905-892-6443.

Daylong Creative Writing Workshop in Bolton with Roxanne Snider


Saturday, April 11, 2015 - 10:00am


Caledon Public Library - Albion/Bolton Branch
150 Queen Street South
Bolton, ON
L7E 1E3


This daylong workshop (10-3pm) is designed to inspire students with fresh ideas for writing, and give them a wide variety of new tools for expanding and improving their writing skills.

The material we will cover:

How to get started writing--where to find ideas, how to use material from your life, overcoming the fear of the blank page, techniques and tricks for launching stories and memoirs.

What makes for great writing? Examples of great writing, contemporary and classic, will be given.

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