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An Evening with Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies

Fri. May 6th 2022 Shoal Centre Sidney BC $10

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An Evening with Cedar Bowers and Grant Hayter-Menzies

Novelist and historian will read from and discuss their latest books.
Event can be attended in person In-Person Event
Fri. May 6th 2022 + Add to Calendar Shoal Centre (All Ages)
7:00pm - 8:00pm  Doors at: 6:30pm $10


Cedar Bowers
Grant Hayter-Menzies
from Victoria BC

Presented by:

Sidney Literary Festival

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Physical tickets at: Tanner's Books

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Novelist Cedar Bowers will read from Astra, which was nominated for the 2021 Scotiabank Giller Prize. The novel traces the life from childhood through middle age of Astra, a woman who grows up on an agricultural commune in British Columbia, through the third-person perspectives of various other figures in her life. Bowers has also published short stories in Joyland, Taddle Creek, and The Malahat Review.

Historian and biographer Grant Hayter-Menzies will read from his latest book, Muggins: The Life and Afterlife of a Canadian Canine War Hero, published in 2021. Grant's previous books have explored extraordinary lives. They include Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke; Charlotte Greenwood: The Life and Career of Comic Star of Vaudeville, Radio and Film; Woo: The Monkey Who Inspired Emily Carr, and From Stray Dog to World War I Hero.


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