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May 18, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

| $10.00

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Readings by the Salish Sea presents:
Award-winning author Billie Livingston.
Livingston will read from her new book “Crooked Heart of Mercy” with a Q&A and book signing to follow.

Books will be available to purchase at the event.

 

Billie Livingston is a fiction writer, poet, and sometime essayist whose work has been recognized with honours (including the CBC’s Bookie Award and the Danuta Gleed Literary Award) and prestigious fellowships, as well as being shortlisted for major literary awards (including the Giller Prize). In 2014, her short story, “Sitting on the Edge of Marlene,” was adapted to a feature film. In addition to being anthologized in many Canadian publications, her shorter work has appeared in a wide range of international journals from Ireland to Australia. The Crooked Heart of Mercy is Billie Livingston’s fourth novel.

“In THE CROOKED HEART OF MERCY, her stellar fourth novel… Livingston immediately sets up a pressing question: can these lost souls overcome their tragedy and, if so, how? Tender, quirky, and sporadically quite comic, her answer is fruitful as well as a delight to follow.”  — Vancouver Sun

 

 

“Courageously renegade (and hilarious) …THE CROOKED HEART OF MERCY is a gem. Much like a big sis who prepares a young’n for the harsh world, Livingston swiftly kicks the legs out from under you, then catches you in her arms.” —Washington Independent

 

 

“Livingston writes an amply rewarding novel that explores how to learn to transcend deep grief and tragedy and love again.” –­­The Toronto Star

 

 

“From award-winning Canadian novelist Livingston, this is a beautiful and insightful paean to the human spirit and how it can heal.” — Booklist

Details

Date:
May 18, 2016
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$10.00
Event Category:

Organizer

Semiahmoo Arts
Phone:
604-536-8333
Email:
info@semiahmooarts.com

Venue

Turnbull Gallery at South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre
14601-20th Ave. Surrey, BC V4A9P5 Canada + Google Map
Phone:
6045368333
Website:
www.semiahmooarts.com