Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Booked! Fernie Writers Series presents: Joseph Boyden
Mar 9, 2018 7:00 pm
The Booked! Fernie Writers Series is a favourite with Fernie book lovers. These events feature some of Canada’s best and brightest literary talents. Everyone is welcome to attend but since seating is limited, it is suggested that you come early! There is no charge; however a suggested donation of $10 would be helpful to help bring new and exciting authors for future Booked! events.
- 7 pm – refreshments, cash bar and live entertainment from Kootenay performers
- 8 pm – Author reading with Q&A
- 9 pm – Live music, a social hour and book signing.
The final Booked! event in the 2017/2018 Fernie Writers Series will be multi-award-winning Canadian novelist, Joseph Boyden. A Canadian novelist and short story writer, Joseph Boyden is best known for writing about First Nations culture.
His awards and credits are impressive:
- the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award
- the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction prize (2006)
- 2008 Scotiabank Giller Prize Canada Reads prize (2014 )
- nominated for the Governor General’s Awards (2005)
- honorary degree from Nipissing University (Doctor of Letters, honoris causis 2009)
- honorary degree from Algoma University (2013)
- Member of the Order of Canada (2015)
Joseph Boyden will be reading and sharing his insights with the audience at this final Booked! event of the season.
For more information about Joseph Boyden, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Boyden