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Speak, Memory: The Role of Memory in Reading and Writing

October 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


With authors Bonnie Sherr Klein, Marion Crook, & Claire Finlayson

A panel of local authors Bonnie Sherr Klein (Slow Dance: A Story of Stroke, Love and Disability, and Beep, Beep, Bubbie), Marion Crook (Always Pack a Candle: A Nurse in the Cariboo-Chilcotin) and Claire Finlayson (Dispatches from Ray’s Planet: A Journey through Autism) will present short readings from their books, three of which were reviewed by the Vancouver Sun’s Tom Sandborn — a special guest. All of their books draw on memory and exemplify different ways of relating to lived experience. Then join a discussion of the books’ themes, the current popularity of memoirs, and the alchemical work of the writer turning raw memory into literature.
Free but space is limited; contact the Library to register. Also live on Zoom.


October 22, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gibsons & District Public Library
470 Fletcher Rd S
Gibsons, BC V0N 1V0 Canada
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