MWG’s YELLOW DOG READING SERIES
YELLOW DOG READING SERIES
The second reading of the season will feature Gary Geddes and Michael Crummey on Monday November 1st. To reserve a season’s subscription or to reserve a seat for the September reading contact the MWG office at , or check out their website !
Monday November 1st:
Gary Geddes has written and edited more than forty books and won a dozen national and international literary awards, the most recent of which is the Lt.-Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence in BC. His recent work includes Falsework, a book of poems about the collapse of the Second Narrows Bridge in Vancouver, a floating memoir called Sailing Home, and Kingdom of Ten Thousand Things. His curiosity and political concerns have taken him to many countries and his work has been broadcast on CBC and BBC radio. He lives on Thetis Island in BC.
Michael Crummey has published half a dozen books, including Hard Light and Salvage (poetry), Flesh and Blood (short stories), and three novels. His first novel, River Thieves, was a national bestseller and was a finalist for the 2001 Giller Prize. The Wreckage, published in 2005, was also a national bestseller and short-listed for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize. His work has appeared in The Penguin Book of Canadian Short Stories and in The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry. His latest book is the novel Galore which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
November 22: Catherine Hunter & George Amabile
January 24: Melissa Steele & Lisa Moore
February 24: Lousie. B Halfe (Sky Dancer) & Beatrice Mosionier
March 7: Chandra Mayor & Zoe Whittall
March 14: Barry Dempster & Meira Cook
April 18: Carolyn Gray & Bruce McManus
May 2: Myrna Kostash & John Weier