Location: Massy Books, 229 E. Georgia St., Vancouver, BC
Reimagining the past, envisioning the future, examining the present: fiction has many styles and approaches. Join Read Local BC and four lauded authors for an evening of fictional delights.
Award-winning poet Jen Currin turns her hand to fiction with Hider/Seeker (Anvil Press), her debut fiction collection.
You may not want to catch Kevin Chong’s The Plague (Arsenal Pulp Press). The novel is a modern retelling of the Camus classic that posits its story of infectious disease and quarantine in our contemporary age of social justice and rising inequity.
In 1808, the Russian Ship St. Nikolai ran aground off the Olympic Peninsula; Anna, Like Thunder by Peggy Herring (TouchWood Editions) is based on this astounding historical event and the lives of the people affected.
Rose Seiler Scott’s historical novel Threaten to Undo Us (Promontory Press) won the Word Guild’s 2016 award for historical fiction. The novel follows the harrowing journey of a Polish refugee during the end of the Second World War.
Doors at 7:30 p.m.
Free to attend
Books for sale by Massy Books
Located on the unceded and traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh people