The Literary Brunch: with Helen Humphreys, Karen Connelly, and Wayne Johnston

Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. West,
Kitchener ON, N2G 1A9
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Doors open at 9:00 am, Panel begins at 10:00.

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The Literary Brunch: with Helen Humphreys, Karen Connelly, and Wayne Johnston

Rhapsody Barrel Bar, 179 King St. West, Kitchener ON, N2G 1A9
Sunday, November 5, 2017
Doors open at 9:00 am, Panel begins at 10:00.

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Helen Humphreys is the award-winning author of many books. Her latest is The Ghost Orchard: The Hidden History of the Apple in North America, published by HarperCollins. She lives and writes in Kingston, Ontario. Check out Quill & Quireglowing review of The Ghost Orchard.

Karen Connelly is the author of eleven books of non-fiction, fiction and poetry, the most recent being Come Cold River, a memoir in poetry about growing up poor in Alberta. Her most recent nonfiction book, Burmese Lessons, a memoir of her time amongst dissidents, guerillas and refugees on the Thai-Burma border, was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and the BC National Award for Canadian Nonfiction. The Lizard  Cage, her first novel, was compared in the New York Times Book Review to the works of Solzhenitsyn, Mandela and Orwell. It was nominated for the Kiriyama Prize and won Britain’s Orange Broadband Prize for New Writers. Connelly has lived for extended periods of time in different parts of Asia and Europe and now has two homes, one in Toronto and one in Greece.

Karen’s book, The Change Room, was reviewed in the Globe and Mail. Don’t miss her interview in Global News!

Wayne Johnston was born and raised in the St. John’s area of Newfoundland. His #1 nationally bestselling novels include The Divine Ryans, A World Elsewhere, The Custodian of Paradise, The Navigator of New York and The Colony of Unrequited Dreams, which has been made into a stage play and is being developed as a TV series. Johnston is also the author of the Charles Taylor Prize-winning and bestselling memoir, Baltimore’s Mansion. He lives in Toronto. Read what the Toronto Star has to say about First Snow, Last Light!

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